A Man of Great Humility

A Man of Great Humility

Bobby Jones was one of the greatest golfers, if not the greatest golfer, of all time. During the “Golden Age of Sport” in the 1920s, Jones reigned supreme with Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey, and Bill Tilden as great athletes. He’s the only athlete to have received two...
I’m Building a Cathedral

I’m Building a Cathedral

I read a story a while back in a journal* that went like this. During the Middle Ages, a man saw three brick layers working. He asked the first, “What are you doing?” The layer, somewhat irritated, replied, “I’m laying bricks.” He asked the second, “What are you...
We Need Community

We Need Community

We in the United States have paid an unforeseen price for our advancements. As the journalist Sebastian Junger noted in his book Tribe, the more possessions (and property) we have acquired, the more we’ve made decisions based on our desires. Inevitably this has...
Going to the Dogs

Going to the Dogs

The Twenties. A crazy decade. At least, that is what the research shows. Consider the case of the riot at one of our most prestigious universities. Maybe you read about this. At this institution of higher learning, the founders hoped their college would be a place...
Are Chaplains Wanted in the Workplace?

Are Chaplains Wanted in the Workplace?

David W. Miller is the director of the Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative. He calls chaplaincy in the workplace a “ministry of presence.” A few years ago, in an article for U.S. Catholic Magazine, Miller shared the results of a survey taken by the...