Commemorative Prayer Card

In the Catholic Church it is customary to print small prayer cards to commemorate ordinations and other milestones. I asked my friend from theology studies, Fr. Manu Franco Gómez, O.Carm. if he could design and print my card based on one his illustrations of Jesus calming the storm at sea. On March 27, 2020 Pope…

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Diaconate Ordination

The day after my final profession with the Paulist Fathers I was ordained a deacon alongside five other seminarians from religious communities. People have asked me if I feel any different since, and truth be told, yes. I feel overwhelmed with gratitude for the immense gift that I have received. I did a fair bit…

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The Camino

I’m an avid traveler, but my trips have usually centered around people rather than places. If I travel alone, I always find destinations where I can visit family or friends. This summer I wanted to challenge myself to become more comfortable befriending complete strangers, so I visited the traveled alone to community of Taizé and walked a portion of the Camino.

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