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This is a wave I can get into

It’s been a while since I dabbled in the sports world in my column, and this might at first sound like a sports-related topic, but sports is secondary in this heartwarming …

Life hacks for priests

Sunday 11 November 2018 — Homeport: Falmouth Harbor — Veteran’s Day.

“Life hacks” are just common sense ways to save time and effort. …

The paradigm for bishop-led Church reform

The bishops of the United States are in Baltimore this week for their annual fall meeting, but this year’s reunion is anything but routine. It will be …

Signs of the times

The Church calendar is coming to a close, and what a year it has been! In the past month alone there has been a flurry of activity in the higher echelon of the …

Sexual orientation: Hope for restoration and healing with SOCE

Sexual Orientation Change Efforts rely on professional therapy and counseling, often in a religious context, to assist those struggling with unwanted homosexual …

Dropping anchor in a liquid society

In the Q&A period following a recent talk given at Notre Dame, renowned philosopher Alisdair MacIntyre mentioned a troubling arc in his conversations with …

Grateful for everything

Thanksgiving is an awesome time of year. A time to take stock, at harvest season, of all the good things — family, friends, peace, prosperity — in our …

After you!

In a world of instant gratification, of putting oneself first, and an emphasis on status, we often forget that as Christians, our main purpose is to serve others. This …

And then the rains came

“When the rains came, I looked to Heaven.
When they washed away my dreams, I cried all night.
In my heart I knew you’d be there because I felt …

Even as I wander, I’m keeping You in sight

The principal said, “He’s staying in AP chemistry.” Absolutely disagreeing with his decision, but knowing it was pointless to debate, I silently entered the conference …

Jesus called me on my cellphone

I have been watching the new TV show “God Friended Me.” As a result, I recalled a great Off Broadway show I saw years back called, “Altar Boyz.” I listened …

What does it mean to be Catholic?

Oftentimes we hear people say to be Catholic is to be a good person. Well, goodness is a characteristic of being Catholic, but it isn’t the only characteristic …

Known and loved

There is a great new song out by Christian artist Tauren Wells entitled “Known.” If you like the sound of Ed Sheeran, then this is an artist you will probably like. The chorus …

How Catholic worship is to be

Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a series of columns by Father Buote on Catholic worship.

Did you notice the difference in this installment of our …



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