Today, my Brothers and I had the great opportunity to attend the Canonization Mass of Blessed Junipero Serra with Pope Francis at the National Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. This was my first time at a Canonization Mass and the first time ever seeing a Pope in person. Today was also the … More Mass with Pope Francis!
My vacation has come to an end and I am back in Holy Name College in Silver Spring, Maryland. I am so thankful for the time off, to have had the chance to reconnect with my friends and family before continuing with my formation as a Franciscan friar. I spent a large part of my … More Living in Love, a Reflection on Chastity
This past Thursday, my Postulant brothers and I visited the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. This was my first visit and I was greatly moved by the exhibition. It was all at once frightening, heartbreaking, depressing, and infuriating. Today we celebrate the feast day of St. Edith Stein, or St. Teresa Benedicta of the … More Saint Edith Stein