LOL! Laughter Opening Liminal Space/Thresholds: Comedy and Celebration in Liminal Journey

I was sitting at my desk in geometry class as a sophomore in high school at about the age of sixteen, struggling to understand a new mathematical language embracing spatial intelligence, when I began daydreaming. Many of us can recall our minds, if we were to be honest, wandering into a new stream of consciousness … Continue reading LOL! Laughter Opening Liminal Space/Thresholds: Comedy and Celebration in Liminal Journey

Getting Back to “Community”

What makes for meaningful conversation among young people today? These reflections triggered a distinct memory of observing my son’s middle school dance years ago. At pick up time, upon entering the church hall, most of the students were sitting at their respective tables, staring into their phones with their fingers rapidly texting each other rather … Continue reading Getting Back to “Community”

A Practical Theological Approach on the Dialogue between Artificial Intelligence and Contemporary Catholicism: A Brief Exploration of Learning Methods

There are few explicit courses in Catholic secondary education that cultivate a dialogue between AI technology and Catholic Tradition and Vision. If AI technology is the future, then Catholic and Christian educators need prepare students to see how our beloved Christian faith (please note here my bias) helps to further these conversations. Artificial intelligence is … Continue reading A Practical Theological Approach on the Dialogue between Artificial Intelligence and Contemporary Catholicism: A Brief Exploration of Learning Methods

Never Forget the Rich Young Man: The Liminality of Religious Faith Among Young People

The most beautiful and profound emotion that we can experience is the sensation of the mystical. It is the sower of all true science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. To know that what is impenetrable to us … Continue reading Never Forget the Rich Young Man: The Liminality of Religious Faith Among Young People