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Champions of the Rosary: An Interview with Fr. Donald Calloway

Fr. Donald Calloway has one of the most amazing conversion stories I’ve ever come across. He was a modern day Augustine, wrapped up in all the wrong things (and even getting DEPORTED from Japan because things got so bad!) But then through a few providential encounters, which you’ll learn about below, he not only came to know God but discerned … Continue reading

[Photos] Our new baby, Zelie Catherine Vogt!

Praise God! My wife, Kathleen, and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our fifth child, little Zelie Catherine Vogt. She was born on Thursday, April 14 at 3:35pm at 7 lbs, 11 oz to a heroic momma and a proud papa. Everyone is healthy and happy! Zelie is named after St. Zelie, the mother of St. Thérèse of … Continue reading

The Best Translation of St. Augustine’s “Confessions”

In his book Three Philosophies of Life, Dr. Peter Kreeft explains how he rediscovered St. Augustine’s Confessions: “Only once have I ever encountered a translation that made such a difference, that so opened up for me a previously closed book. That was Frank Sheed’s translation of Augustine’s Confessions, which I found to be as living as molten lava. The most … Continue reading

Fr. Ed Thompson, Prodigal Priest and Father of Mercy

Last week, our family grieved the loss of Fr. Ed Thompson, a spiritual giant who had an enormous impact on our community. At age 92, he was the oldest active priest in the Diocese of Orlando. But more than that, he was our priest. He served for over 20 years at our parish, St. Mary Magdalen in Altamonte Springs, FL, and was extremely close … Continue reading

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