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30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable 

Posted June 16, 2017

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable. Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don’t compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do — only that you will be forced […]

13 Reasons Why

Posted April 27, 2017

There has been much discussion on the new series “13 Reasons Why.” The series focuses on the suicide of a high school student. Here are some good analyses of the show and resources you may find helpful regarding suicide prevention. Feel free to pass this post along to parents you […]

I Get Thomas

Posted April 21, 2017

I get Thomas. I get why he needed to see the wounds. Like you, I struggle. I doubt. I wonder. I’ve put all my eggs in this basket, after all, and there are moments I look up and think, “This better be true.” I think we all do. All honest […]

Papal Nuncio Presentation

Posted February 22, 2017

Many thanks to all those who attended this historic event. Special thanks to our friends at Sacred Heart University who were such gracious hosts to Archbishop Pierre throughout the day. The talks given by Archbishop Pierre are available below. For the address given at the Academic Convocation at Sacred Heart […]

Formation Day Follow Up

Posted January 30, 2017

Many thanks to the 170+ participants who enjoyed nine presentations, a fantastic lunch, and well-spent time together at our inaugural formation day on January 28th. We especially appreciate the many, many comments we received on the evaluations. Please know that we have read each and every one and will take […]

Official Institute Prayer Released

Posted January 09, 2017

The official prayer of The Leadership Institute has been promulgated by Bishop Frank Caggiano and will be distributed for the first time at the Institute’s launch on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. A collaborative effort among theologians, diocesan leaders, and supporters of the Institute, the prayer asks for God to bless […]

The Ditch

Posted December 12, 2016

I’ve been thinking about the Gospel reading of the Good Samaritan. It is one of my favorite parables and I used to love when it would come up in class when I was teaching. But as I reflect on the events of the last year or so, the parable has taken […]


Posted November 02, 2016

In the Gospel reading from Matthew, we hear some of the scribes and Pharisees demand of Jesus, “Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you.” Wouldn’t that be nice? As violence begets more violence and the world seems to go indiscriminately mad around us, wouldn’t it be great to get […]