Catholic Guilt: You Know Who You Are!

I feel I’m in a unique position to address the whole “Catholic Guilt” phenomenon, which burdens a lot of people.  It’s really less about guilt (having actually done something wrong) and more about shame (feeling defective for being ourselves).  The largest group of...

Defending the Castle

Our lives are like castles that we like to protect.  Two tools I’ve found useful are vigilance and judgment.  Vigilance is devoted attentiveness or watchfulness.  Judgment in this case is the formation of an opinion after consideration or deliberation and the capacity...