Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! ¡Felices Pascuas! Joyeuses Pâques! I have neglected this blog because I have been focusing these past few months on completing my thesis. But now that I am almost complete, I wanted to take some time to share some photos from the Easter celebration at Saint Camillus Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. At the heart of my engagement with … More Happy Easter!

Objectively Disordered – Religious Language and LGBT Persons

In light of the recent reaffirmation of the Church’s stance on excluding candidates with “deep-seated homosexual tendencies” to the priesthood, I have reflected quite a bit on how our Church’s use of language influences, positively or negatively, issues of social justice. The language of religion, the words and texts used in prayer, in liturgies, and … More Objectively Disordered – Religious Language and LGBT Persons

A Theodicy of Conversion – Transformation Through Love

Since today marked the beginning of Lent, I thought I would resurrect this blog with a reflection I wrote on suffering and my understanding of suffering from a theological perspective. This constructive theodicy essay was originally written for a class on Theological Dimensions of Suffering during my first semester at Loyola University Maryland. A Theodicy … More A Theodicy of Conversion – Transformation Through Love