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Unplanned and the Message of Easter

2019 has been a paradoxical year for pro-lifers. In one respect, it has brought many disappointments: the passage of the Reproductive Health Act in New York, the failure of Senator Ben Sasse’s bill to protect abortion survivors, and the continued saga of public officials (including baptized Catholics) peddling the line that, in order to truly care […]

Manhood, True and False

A seminarian relayed a story to me of a priest saying, “Boys are not ordained. Men are ordained.” Does that mean every human being with an XY chromosome over a certain age? Does that mean a man has proven himself through multiple demonstrations of machismo? What does it mean to be a man in today’s […]

Episode 15 – A Look at the Liturgies of Holy Week, with Fr. G. Dennis Gill

SemCasual Podcast, bringing you “Seminary Life with a Twist,” where we talk about things that matter to us, Catholic news that you should know about, various theological or philosophical questions, the saint of the upcoming week, and life at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary! In this week’s episode, we sit down to discuss the Liturgies of […]

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Episode 13 – Servant Leaders After the Heart of Jesus Christ… With a Big Heart

SemCasual Podcast, bringing you “Seminary Life with a Twist,” where we talk about things that matter to us, Catholic news that you should know about, various theological or philosophical questions, the saint of the upcoming week, and life at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary! In this week’s episode: 1’15” – New bridge on Villanova University Campus […]

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Country Roads

I can still hear the banjo playing. That’s an awful way to start a blog post, especially your first one. But, I can’t help myself from recalling my experience a week ago. During Easter week, four seminarians and a Priest went down to Louisa, Kentucky, a very small part of a much bigger world: Appalachia. Yes, […]

Resurrection

The Fact of the Resurrection and the Joy of Easter

Reza Aslan, author of the provocative work Zealot, wrote a book called No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam which I read earlier last semester. I greatly appreciate the work for the intellectual honestly of Aslan. He goes against what he lays out as the mainstream Islamic theological tradition on a […]