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Fraternity Seen Through Sonship and Sports

This article was originally written for the Seminary blog for the Archdiocese of Washington. When I was accepted to Saint John Paul II Seminary, I did not know what to expect. […]

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Formation Around Temptation

Thank God for Clay and Continents In seminary, “Formation” is a word we use several times a day.  We are “in Formation.”  We are “being formed.”  What we are in […]

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A Year of Transitions

I have enjoyed being a transitional deacon and the many blessings that come with it. One of the blessings of diaconal ministry has been preaching because of how mystical the homily preparation is. […]

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Bringing Jesus to His People

Shortly before his death, Bishop DiLorenzo sat down with me for what I thought was going to be an uneventful annual meeting.  As our chat was drawing to a close, […]

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