While I don't remember the exact year of my younger sister's graduation from a well-known Southern university, I do remember some of the opening words of the commencement speaker, author John Grisham: "The book is always better than the movie." When it comes to Netflix's soon to be released … [Read more...] about Hillbilly Elegy
Most Sundays, I have the great blessing of "attending Mass" alongside my family in Chicago via the wonders of technology. Greg and I typically attend Saturday evening Mass outdoors at our parish, but these Sunday mornings with my Dad, my sister, and her family have become a precious part of my … [Read more...] about Does Suffering Make Me Better or Bitter?
I'm happy to share that my children's book "I Am God's Storyteller" is currently on sale for only $6 per book through my publisher, Paraclete Press. Typically $17.99, this hardcover book is beautifully illustrated by my creative partner Eric Carlson. I believe it would make a lovely gift for any … [Read more...] about Grab “I Am God’s Storyteller” for Only $6
Somehow, we are just days away from the beginning of a new liturgical year! On Sunday, November 29, we celebrate the start of Advent. For many of us who have struggled mightily with challenges in 2020, this season of light and hope hangs before us like a beacon. We desire change not only in dealing … [Read more...] about Ready for Advent? Try “O Radiant Dawn”
Debuting November 20 on Netflix, Voices of Fire is a feel-good celebration of musical giftedness and the power of combined talent. Think "American Idol goes to Church", but without the snarky British judge and the airbrushed teenage talent. After having screened the first of the six episode … [Read more...] about Voices of Fire
Congratulations on the publication of Syllabus: The Remarkable, Unremarkable Document That Changes Everything Please briefly introduce yourselves to our readers and let us know how you came to work together on this project. Kit Nicholls: At this point, after writing this book together, it’s odd … [Read more...] about Syllabus: In Conversation with William Germano and Kit Nicholls