God is there before our arrival (National Catholic Reporter)

Photo by Olia 💙💛 Gozha on Unsplash Our first task in approaching another people, another culture, another religion is to take off our shoes, for the place we are approaching is holy.  Else we may find ourselves treading on someone else’s dreams; more serious still, we may forget that God was there before our arrival.  (Max Warren, in… Continue reading God is there before our arrival (National Catholic Reporter)

Being Single: A Love I Never Expected

This month our team of writers at Into the Deep are sharing a variety of ways we live out our call to discipleship. The call to follow Christ ultimately leads to our “yes” through concrete steps and a unique path forward in life. We know this call is from God when it brings JOY to our… Continue reading Being Single: A Love I Never Expected

Single Life – Books, Quotes, Articles, and Suggested Bibliography

Photo by Callum Shaw on Unsplash I remember the very first time I contemplated the question, "What if being single is truly my calling in life?" I spent countless hours scouring the internet, and perhaps that's how you stumbled upon this blog post, too! Finding the rare article, book chapter, or a mere sentence that validated the single… Continue reading Single Life – Books, Quotes, Articles, and Suggested Bibliography

Must Read Articles for Catholic Singles

It’s been a busy couple weeks with a string of speaking events in Chicago and Wisconsin, which concluded this past weekend with a talk at the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Parish Leadership Day. I have grown quite accustomed to talking about the single life with other singles.  Parish Leadership Day gave me a chance to view… Continue reading Must Read Articles for Catholic Singles

Accepting the Single Life is Not Admitting Defeat

I’m excited to be speaking this week for Chicago’s annual Theology-on-Tap summer speaker series.  I love going to new places, meeting young adult Catholics from across the diocese, and hearing people’s single life stories! For anyone who is thinking about coming to an event - or perhaps second guessing whether this is something for you… Continue reading Accepting the Single Life is Not Admitting Defeat

Reflections on Recording the Audio Book

A mysterious package arrived this week from Franciscan Media (formerly St. Anthony Messenger Press).  I’m always happy to receive a package in the mail, but until I tore it open, I had no idea what might be inside.  Much to my delight, the box contained two complimentary copies of the audiobook of Party of One! … Continue reading Reflections on Recording the Audio Book