Fatherhood

Back in January, I had the great privilege of doing an 8-day silent retreat, where we went through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. The Spiritual Exercises are a series of prayers and meditations written by St. Ignatius which help people to discern the Lord’s will and presence...

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Communion and Liberation

During my first semester here at St. Joseph’s Seminary, I have found myself busier than I could have imagined. Between classes, community prayer, training for a marathon, formation conferences, writing papers, and trying to have some semblance of a social life, there is not much down time. Because I am...

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Bringing the Light of Christ to the Suffering

Recently, I had the opportunity to see the movie Outcasts, a documentary about the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. This documentary can only be seen right now at special screenings, and it happened that one of these screenings was taking place right here at Seton Hall. For those who are...

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Marathon

Earlier this semester, I ran the Atlantic City Marathon, which was my first marathon. I have always enjoyed running, and when I first signed up for the race, my intentions were almost entirely human. It was just another cool accomplishment to cross off of my bucket list. As I continued...

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Be It Done Unto Me According To Thy Word

Throughout this whole year, and especially during this Thanksgiving season, I have been thinking and praying a lot about how grateful I am for all of the blessings in my life. I have so many things to be thankful for. I’m thankful for my family, my friends, the opportunity to...

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Sharing God’s Mercy

As most people probably know by now, we are currently in the midst of a special Jubilee Year of Mercy that was called by Pope Francis. This is a very special year in the Church, where our Holy Father is calling us to emulate the mercy of God in our...

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