How to become virtuous

Lent is a gut check time. It offers us a season to embrace¬†sacrifices¬†that allow us to become an overall better person. But as people typically ask, why do we need to go through an unpleasant¬†experience to become a better person? It is simple; just like an overweight person needs to go through an unpleasant workout … More How to become virtuous

Why Rome Matters

Bob Dylan wrote a song called “Gotta Serve Somebody.” The song echoes the deep human need to worship something, anything. Whether people know it or not they listen to a particular authority, and, in turn, some entity has ruling influence over them. Today, we can identify this mysterious entity as the pop culture. People constantly … More Why Rome Matters

The Smoke of Satan has entered the Church

At the Orviteo Cathedral in Central Italy lies perhaps the most frightening religious painting ever constructed. The Italian renaissance painter, Luca Signorelli, painted it. The painting is called Deeds of the Antichrist. What makes it so unsettling is it depicts an eerie portrait of how the devil operates. The painting shows this human antichrist figure … More The Smoke of Satan has entered the Church

One Way To Know The Eucharist is True

  The show American Pickers features professional antique collectors that travel the county rummaging through people’s junk in hopes of finding valuable riches. While many times their picking yields no treasure, there are those special moments they find significant fortunes among the clutter of trash. This show illuminates the dramatic story that at times what … More One Way To Know The Eucharist is True