A Reflection on Ash Wednesday

"By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; you are dust, and to dust you shall return." - Genesis 3:19 NRSV Last year, a dear friend of mine passed away after losing her battle with cancer, and her funeral happened to land on Ash … Continue reading A Reflection on Ash Wednesday

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Political Correctness v Blasphemy Laws

"To learn who rules over you, simply learn who you are not allowed to criticize." - Voltaire1 ***CONTENT WARNING: DISTURBING IMAGES*** I have always understood members of the LGBTQ community have endured hostile and unjust treatment throughout history. I grew up in an era when it was common for kids in school to name-call using … Continue reading Political Correctness v Blasphemy Laws

My Review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi **SPOILERS**

SPOILER WARNING!!! If you haven't already seen the film, stop reading right now and go watch it! Otherwise, read at your own discretion... The eighth episode and the second installment in the third Star Wars trilogy has hit theatres - and as it turns out, it is the most polarizing thing we've seen since last … Continue reading My Review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi **SPOILERS**

What’s So Intriguing About ‘Stranger Things?’

I don't really watch much television. The internet allows so much freedom to watch whatever I feel like, yet I find myself to be extremely bored with online streaming and Netflix. It often feels like the more choices there are, the less there is to watch. I know, it's a strange paradox! However, after hearing … Continue reading What’s So Intriguing About ‘Stranger Things?’

Catholic Fellowship Sucks

I remember hearing my grandparents recall a time when the local church was the epicenter of community events and social gatherings. They used to reminisce about the days when they used to attend movie nights and dances that were hosted in the parish hall while they were dating. It seems as though their generation lived … Continue reading Catholic Fellowship Sucks