Love is Blindness?

Please bear with me as I am feeling rather deep this evening.  Take a moment, close your eyes, and take a deep breath.  Now, remember the first time you fell in love with another person.  I bet you remember the year and maybe even what you were wearing.  Certainly you...

A Broken Mirror

A few weeks ago, my friend Leo and I saw Angels and Demons.  For the record, we are both practicing Catholics and we, in spite of seeing the movie, are still practicing Catholics.  Imagine that… When I was a child, I broke a mirror. My mother told me it would be 7...

Gifts of Spirit

This past year, our triplets turned seven.  It was the first time in seven years that we did not have a birthday party for them. Initially, they were upset about that because they would not be able to share their birthday with their friends.  Truth be told, they were...

“You can do it, We can help”

While my parents live in Florida for most of the year, they spend summers up in Connecticut. During the summer, I try have lunch with my father on a somewhat regular basis as I always find some wisdom in the stories he shares about his experiences with American...

The Pope and Obama

While President Obama is in Rome this week for the G8 summit, he is scheduled to meet with the Pope.  This meeting is causing some outrage amongst Catholics who question why the Pope would want to meet with President Obama given the latter’s support of abortion. This...