My Thoughts on Purgatory

"If heaven is for clean people, it's vacant." - 'Load Me Up' by Matthew Good Band I remember when I was 21, I was going through a stressful time as a third-year apprentice carpenter. After I quit one construction job to start with a new company, my former boss withheld my paycheque and would continue to … Continue reading My Thoughts on Purgatory

My Story of Confession

Last year I confessed to a Catholic priest for the first time since I was 11 years old. After spending my life as an Evangelical Protestant since I was 17, coming back into Catholicism in my 30's was a new-old experience. There was a time when I had wrongfully convinced myself there was nothing I could wilfully do to … Continue reading My Story of Confession

I Long For Christian Unity

One of the things that makes my heart ache is how divided Christianity really is. In my own experience, I've seen the hostility go both ways. Leaving the Catholic faith initially in my teens was a heartbreaking experience for my relatives, and returning back to it felt like admitting to my Evangelical friends I was … Continue reading I Long For Christian Unity