My beloved "ball chair" is nowhere in sight for this edition of my semi-regular update. In mid-August, Greg and I planned a quick two-day getaway to take advantage of an open spot on his calendar. We arrived at our destination, checked in, and set out on a long walk. We enjoyed a quiet dinner in our … [Read more...] about Miracles: Update from the Ball Chair for 09/02/20
Innovativation? Creation? Imagination? Perhaps these aren't the first words that you think of when you ponder the Catholic Church. After all, our roots span millennia. Tradition is a hallmark of our teaching. But just as Jesus brought new ways to share the Good News of his father's love for … [Read more...] about OSV Innovation Challenge – A Conversation with Jason Shanks
Documentary is currently my favorite film genre because it lends itself so neatly to the art of storytelling. But one falls into error when believing that simply because it is a documentary, a film will tell absolutely truths. Such seems to be the case with Boys State, an A24 production launching … [Read more...] about Boys State
Today, I'm delighted to invite you to a fancy red carpet premiere! Go ahead and don your fancy dress or suit. Touch up your lipstick and get your best selfie smile worked out. Here's a virtual box of popcorn and some Red Vines (my theater treat of choice!) But seriously, I'm super psyched to give … [Read more...] about I’m a Saint in the Making: Book Trailer Premiere!
While placing your child in front of a video game in the age of distance learning might seem the least logical choice you'll make this school year, a new catechetical resource from Loyola Press may change your mind. Today, I'm happy to share my recent conversation with Joellyn Cicciarelli, … [Read more...] about Wanderlight: A Pilgrim’s Adventure
Now open in select theaters nationwide, The Grizzlies is an intense but enjoyable hero's journey, told in epic fashion through the prism of a real-world community's sports evolution. But don't be mistaken. While the film may read like so many other classic athletic tales, there is far more at play … [Read more...] about The Grizzlies