Education: BA and MA theology St. Mary’s University; MA education, Stanford; MSFS financial planning; MSM management
Comment to those looking at my sermons: I am just a sinner redeemed by the grace of Christ, who wants to attract others to His Gospel.
Sermon or series that made a difference: The Gospel of Life, Spirit of the Liturgy, Vatican II
Family: Three grown, married daughters and ten grandchildren.
What my parents think of my sermons: They died before they heard any
What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She says they are always good.
Best advice given to me about preaching: Keep your homilies below 10 minutes
Books that have had an impact: Scott Hahn: The Lamb’s Feast
Benedict XVI: Introduction to Christianity, Spirit of the Liturgy
Charles Chaput: Render Unto Caesar
J. Budziewski: The meaning of Sex
Ben Wiker: Moral Darwinism
Robert Spitzer: Healing the Culture
James Hitchcock: History of the Catholic Church
Hobbies: Writing, gardening
If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Live and die in love.
Something funny that happened while preaching: I prayed one election season for the election of godly candidates, and a prominent Democrat afterwards complained that I was shilling for Republican candidates.
What I want on my tombstone: Servant of God