Academic Papers, Public Lecture: Busy Weekend in the NYC Metro Area

For those who happen to be in the greater New York City metro area and Northern New Jersey, consider coming to some of the exciting things happening this weekend! On Saturday the Fordham University Theology Graduate Student Association is hosting a conference titled: “Sacred Topographies; or, Parks and Revelation” (full schedule below) at which I […]

Giving a Retreat this Weekend for New England Young Adults

This weekend I am in Hingham, Mass., giving a retreat at the Benedictine Glastonbury Abbey. The retreat, geared for women and men in Boston in their twenties and thirties, is titled “Being Catholic in the 21st Century.” This is the third year in a row that I’ve been humbled by the invitation and honored to […]

Giving a Retreat this Weekend Near Boston

If there’s some “radio silence” from the DatingGod.org this weekend, it is likely because I am in Hingham, Mass., giving a retreat at the Benedictine Glastonbury Abbey. The retreat, geared for women and men in Boston in their twenties and thirties, is titled “The Lesser-Known Stories of Francis: Lessons of Franciscan Spirituality for Today.” The theme of […]

Heading to the Jersey Shore: The Island, Not the TV Show

For those who happen to live in New Jersey near Long Beach Island/Brant Beach, I will be there this week to give a lecture titled, “Thomas Merton’s Franciscan Spirituality: How the Most Famous American Spiritual Writer of the 20th Century was Influenced by St. Francis and His Followers,” on Tuesday and Wednesday July 26th and 27th. […]