Saturday, July 9, 2011

Summer with the saints

Just a quick note to say thanks so much for your prayers as I labor to complete My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints in time for the publisher's August 1 deadline. Please keep those prayers coming. I need them!

Photo by Kristina Hernandez, June 17, 2011.

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Because of having to focus on writing, I have not been updating my other Web pages. If you are looking for information on my next speaking appearance, it will be August 9 at the Baltimore Archdiocese Theology on Tap—click the link for details.

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I am very happy to report that the current issue of Inside the Vatican contains a new article of mine, "Pope Benedict XVI's Theology of the Body," as part of a special section of articles on the theology of the body. The other contributors to the section are Fr. Gregory Gresko OSB, Fr. Angelo Mary Geiger F.I., Fr. Thomas Petri O.P., and Fr. McLean Cummings. The magazine may be ordered online from

My master's thesis critiquing the Christopher West/Theology of the Body Institute approach to teaching the theology of the body is still available as a free download from Catholic News Agency. Click the link at the bottom of CNA's news article to download it.

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If you have benefited from my master's thesis and would like to support my studies towards a theology licentiate and doctorate, I am very grateful for your donation, as my school does not offer scholarships to lay students. Click here to donate.