Movie Reflection: 1917

Pilgrims, @citizentom @armourofchrist @melissapresser @neenergyobserver @njb4725 @servusfidelis *Will contain some spoilers* A week ago, I finished my Exodus 90 discipline which included the fasting from movies. There were several films that I wanted to see, one of them being 1917. A rarity, a film about World War I. The movie is brilliantly shot in the …

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Letter: the Sanctity of Work

Dear Pilgrims: @citizentom @armourofchrist @melissapresser @neenergyobserver @njb4725 @servusfidelis My journey through the Exodus 90 discipline is complete. And so, I have returned to converse with your guys more frequently. It was a tough road, but joyous. I worked on giving up (perceived) control in my life that is the foundation of disordered passions. I hope …

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Letter: Alexander Hamilton and A lesson in Humility from History

Dear Pilgrims, @citizentom @armourofchrist @melissapresser @neenergyobserver @neenergyobserver @njb4725 @servusfidelis As I begin to wrap up my day working on my new project by trying to foster fraternity on the local community level by revamping my personal website. I wanted to share a particular conversation and personal story with a gentleman that I recently had via …

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Letter: Lessons from St. Catherine of Siena

Dear Pilgrims: @citizentom, @armourofchrist, @armourofchrist, @melissapresser, @neenergyobserver, @njb4725, @servusfidelis. I am working on my studies this summer semester. In one class, the instructor has us using the Prima Pars as the text from St. Thomas Aquinas. The other class has me working on moral theology outlined in Pope St. John Paul II's Vertias Splendor. It …

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How to Help Pilgrims During Our Journey: Pray, Teach, and Give.

Fellow Pilgrims, @citizentom @armourofchrist @neenergyobserver @njb4725 @servusfidelis @melissapresser Today I am working on my personal blog to redesign it as a launching pad for a parish outreach fraternity. I suppose it engages a Catholic approach of subsidiarity. When I first began blogging, I suppose I had some thought of grandeur that my posts would make …

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A follow-up to Phillip’s post on the Parousia

@lausdeo3; @servusfidelis; @citizentom What Imminence Means The doctrine of imminence as used by scholars and lay teachers means that the return of Christ could happen at any moment. To be sure, adherents and expositors of this teaching affirm that the "fullness of the Gentiles" must come into the Kingdom first, as per Romans 9. However, …

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The State of the Blog–On the Pilgrim Road

I wanted to congratulate the bloggers here at On the Pilgrim Road. I've viewed the performance of the blog, and since the beginning of the year, the blog has tracked up. It is of course because of your guys' hard work. So, I thank @melissapresser @armourofchrist @servusfidelis @njb4725 @neenergyobserver @citizentom . As I stated in …

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