A Spirituality Behind the Wheel

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

I remember once when I was a teenager, a family member was driving me somewhere on the freeway. And suddenly, the truck in front of us began to drift dangerously out of its lane. My driver immediately made the sign of the cross. The truck then corrected itself. Looking back, I’ve always been somewhat impressed […]

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Praying in the Dark

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

A few people have told me that it’s easier for them to pray in the dark than in the light. So why is that? C.S. Lewis inquires, “Why must holy places be dark places?” Perhaps there is more than one answer to this question. But one answer seems to be that darkness comes with uncertainty. […]

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Loving God as a Habit

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

I vaguely remember, as a child, being so proud of the fact that I could tie my shoes. I consciously thought through what my fingers were doing with each action of tying my shoes. Today, I have no idea what my fingers are doing; I simply “tell” my hands to tie the shoes, and then […]

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To Learn and Serve

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Residency year is typically the 4th year of formation for student brothers of the Western Dominican Province. During this time, we take a break from the usual academic routine and devote ourselves to ministry. Each of us is assigned to a Dominican parish or Newman Center where we get some real-life experience of what Dominican […]

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