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Are Those Really St. Peter’s Bones on Display at the Vatican?
Originally Posted: 12/05/2013 - 3:45pm | Type: Blog

When Pope Francis cradled the small box said to contain nine bone fragments believed to be the mortal remains of St. Peter, the first pope, he fanned the flames of a long-standing debate over the authenticity ...

Vatican to Display Bones of St. Peter for First Time
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 12:05pm | Type: Blog

The Vatican said it would display for the first time bones believed to be the mortal remains of St. Peter, the leader of Jesus’ 12 apostles, to mark the end of the Year of Faith on Nov. 24. ...

Sermon for Ordination: You Don't Have What It Takes — But You Have a God Who Does
Originally Posted: 09/17/2012 - 9:39am | Type: Blog

I experience the gospel to be true even when I can’t believe it. And honestly sometimes I believe the gospel even when I don’t experience it. And I suggest to you today that this is why we have and even why w ...

Sermon on Losing Your Life and How Jesus Isn’t Your Magical Puppy
Originally Posted: 03/15/2012 - 1:00pm | Type: Blog

See, I wrote another sermon this week. A real one. I worked on it all week. And then yesterday afternoon I threw it away and just wrote you this letter instead. Because I realized that in my sermon I was tryin ...

Standing at the Gates: A Confession
Originally Posted: 01/02/2012 - 10:28am | Type: Blog

Everybody needs forgiveness. But it’s hard to face that. It feels threatening, like an accusation. So we tend to get defensive and start justifying ourselves, rather than seeing the one we’ve hurt. ...