“Avengers: Endgame” – From Heartbreak to Hope

Published May 3, 2019 in Film, In the News, Pop Culture ~ Approx 5 mins

“Avengers: Endgame” brings a satisfying conclusion to the 22 movies from Marvel Studios over the last eleven years. Confronting the evil of Thanos, all of the Avengers, including Captain America, Thor, and Iron Man, struggle with their motivations as they move from heartbreak to hope. The film is less about “how” the heroes will defeat Thanos, and more about the “why” that motivates them all.

Seeking Beauty in the Busy

Published May 1, 2019 in Blogs, Spirituality ~ Approx 4 mins

Many days we allow our productivity to take over and devour the beautiful moments in our day. What happens when we take pause at the end of the day to reflect on the beauty we may have missed?

One-Minute Homily: “Surprised by Jesus”

Published Apr 28, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

Are you open to being surprised by Jesus? Colten Biro, SJ, points out how Jesus interacts with his friends after the Resurrection and encourages us to be open to one of these encounters during the Easter season. Based on the readings for Sunday, April 28, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/2DCG6Wn

Predictions for “Avengers: Endgame”

Published Apr 5, 2019 in Film, In the News, Pop Culture ~ Approx 5 mins

Marvel Studios will release “Avengers: Endgame” on April 26th, and everyone wants to know: what is coming? Superheroes, from Iron Man and Captain America to Black Panther and Captain Marvel, teach us about humanity and the ethics behind our actions. So how will the conclusion of this phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe play out? Here are three theories that would provide meaningful insights into our own humanity.

Do Lent, Not Push-Ups

Published Mar 5, 2019 in Lent, Spirituality ~ Approx 3 mins

Lent should be a time of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Not 40 days of “Catholic Self-Help!” How are you preparing for Easter and the Resurrection?