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Sacramental Whine

Nov 26, 2018

In this episode, I tell the sad story of Christ the King Monastery and Father Abbot Leonard Giardina, Order of Saint Benedict.  The monastery was a part of the traditionalist movement, a fringe movement within the Independent Sacramental Movement.  Traditionalists believe the Roman Catholic Church went into error after...

Nov 22, 2018

In this episode, I look at the question of "how to improve the Independent Sacramental Movement," by looking at our ability to adapt to the changing religious and spiritual landscape of our time.  

If you’re a first-time listener you might be asking yourself, “What is the Independent Sacramental Movement?”  The...

Nov 18, 2018

In this episode, I want to share with you two essays I wrote.  Both essays are admission essays for my application to start a Doctor of Ministry program at Methodist Theological School in Ohio, the same seminary where I earned my Master of Divinity.  The first essay charts my professional growth since graduating from...

Nov 17, 2018

In this episode, I discuss a recent trip to Reno, Nevada to conduct two ordinations, a consecration, and a confirmation.  Additionally, the concept of "dark night of the soul" is discussed with some tips on how to combat this spiritual phenomenon.