He is now putting his BA in Journalism to use researching and writing about topics and issues that interest him.In addition to writing for Catholic Stand he has also had articles and essays published at CATHOLIC STAND is an e-publication presenting essays and creative non-fiction, offering substantive resources with thoughtful insights into how to live the Truth that the Church teaches, owned by Little Vatican Media. Brene Brown, a social scientist from the University of Houston, wondered if there was a “core need” that was shared by every human person. She concluded that “we are neuro-biologically wired for connection.” She went on to say, “We are created to belong, and […] Introduction Lent is upon us.
Decorating eggs for Easter is a tradition that dates back to at least the 13th century, according to some sources.They would then eat them on Easter as a celebration.Also according to some sources, the Easter bunny first arrived in America in the 1700s with German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania.I used to have a strange, very naive idea that I would be closely united with my father after his death.I know that we are united with the communion of saints, and that death no longer separates us (Romans -39).At that time I was a worrier–the future I foresaw was always gloomy, with the […] Fortitude. Are you strong in facing pain or soft and shrink from it?
On the other hand, are you reckless or foolhardy, putting yourself in situations you should not be in, doing things that you rightly ought to be afraid of?
The name Easter was first appropriated by the Christian calendar.
First it was the pagan festival Ostara, celebrated on the vernal equinox, around March 21 in the Northern hemisphere.
He is a cradle Catholic who attended a Catholic grade school, high school and university.
He has been married for 42 years to the love of his life, who is a certified Catechist, and they have three sons.
Most people know that Martin Luther kick started the Reformation and got Protestantism rolling.