Sacred Art or Pornography?

Sacred Art or Pornography?

Shortly after my wedding, Madeleine and I were blessed to visit St Peter’s Basilica in the Rome on our honeymoon. On our guide tour, I was surprised at the amount of art depicting the naked human body. At the top of the huge columns in the Basilica are depictions on...
The Time I Hugged Pope Francis

The Time I Hugged Pope Francis

We were jumping out of our skin! Madeleine and I had wanted to go to Rome for our honeymoon and receive a papal blessing on our marriage for some time. Today was our chance to fulfil this dream. Every Wednesday, the Holy Father hosts a Papal Audience where thousands...
Leisure or Laziness?

Leisure or Laziness?

In a world of constant work and busyness, the concept of leisure has almost disappeared. Our culture’s obsession with work can be – and often is – detrimental to the most important relationships in our lives; God, our spouse and our children. I...
Truth and Freedom

Truth and Freedom

This is what the world has to say about truth, “I have my truth, and you have your truth. Don’t force me to believe or accept what you believe, and I wont force you to believe what I believe.” This is actually a subtle way of declaring that there is no objective truth...
Why did Satan tempt Eve?

Why did Satan tempt Eve?

The question of why Satan targeted Eve and not Adam in his temptation in the Garden of Eden has been asked repeatedly; not just over the centuries, but in many Theology of the Body talks I have been to and delivered over the last ten years. It is my hope that the...