Max Lucado’s children’s book You Are Special (Max Lucado’s Wemmicks) is a favorite of mine and a beautiful story with many facets to it and much to be learned from it. It is a sad story of judgment; of pride and slavery; of sin and brokenness.  It is also a beautiful story of witness and hope –… Read More


At a Sunday afternoon Regina Caeli address, Pope Francis instructed the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square to:“Bother your pastors, disturb your pastors, all of us pastors, so that we will give you the milk of grace, of doctrine, and of guidance.” (watch the short 2 minute video of his address below)The Pope spoke these… Read More


Last weekend, my family and I were blessed to attend the “Awakening the Domestic Church Conference” in Norfolk, VA .  There we were privileged to hear Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, who has been the preacher to the Papal Household for the past 30 years, deliver three powerful teachings. I have read many of Fr. Cantalamessa’s books… Read More


So this past weekend, I put up a little silly game about taking a single letter from a book, TV show or film title and seeing what you wind up with (“Lord of the Rigs: Lure fishing in Middle Earth”).  Lots of people responded with some very funny stuff.  But one reader, JJG, has gone… Read More


‘Men do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable.’ – G.K. Chesterton It is astonishing enough to me that a non-Christian like Steinem can be so stone blind to the obvious connection between violence against the unborn and violence against the rest of… Read More


Word on Fire just announced Fr. Robert Barron’s next epic film series, CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players. Learn more at PivotalPlayers.com. Catholic and Loving It Blog… Read More


After more than a year of planning and writing, my newest book, Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World, is now available! (And on my birthday no less!) Although the print version won’t ship for another couple weeks, you can download the Kindle version right now:  http://www.amazon.com/Saints-Social-Justice-Guide-Changing-ebook/dp/B00GFX0WH2/?tag=ththve-20 Check thou it out! Catholic… Read More


A reader writes: Please ask your readers to pray for my wife and I. She is pregnant and due in the next few months. However, I’m struggling to find a way of supporting us. I recently got interviewed for a new job, but its been up in the air for awhile and we really need… Read More


There’s a bit of kerfuffle I’m hearing through the grapevine about my views on the relationship between the Old and New Covenants. If you are interested, I offer the following little series I wrote a while back. It is offered, not as the “The Binding Teaching of the Church” but rather as a permissible opinion… Read More


I am so excited to be hosting my very first giveaway here on Saints 365. Here’s how it all goes..I will be giving away one Lighthouse Catholic Media* bundle – which includes the following 4 CD’s:”The Truth” by Fr. Larry Richards”Pure Fatherhood” by Devin Schadt”Stealing Home” by Mike Sweeney”Trust in the Lord” by Fr. Thomas… Read More