Faith of my father

A memorial: My father's Christian example had a great impact on my own walk with Jesus and on my priestly vocation.

Religion on vacation: Rocamadour, Aigues-Morte, and Nîmes

Cultural travelogues usually try to pick up a whiff of some hidden rustling in the midst of fragments. Here I see only subdued disjunctions; I smell only the dust from ground trampled by the world, as it barrels along under a sky of forgetfulness.

Faith and hope after the Louisiana flood

A few days after the flooding started, I met an elderly African American lady who had lost everything. She looked me in the eyes and said: “I think God wants to use this to bring us all together.”