The Seven Last Words

Today, we commemorate the entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem.  As we prayerfully prepare ourselves to enter into Holy Week, I offer here a reflection I wrote for Franciscans International which uses the Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ as a meditation on the current global migration crisis.  By reflecting on the Passion of Christ … More The Seven Last Words

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