Tag Archives: Humility

  1. We aren’t made to be happy in this world

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    February 9, 2016 by Alex Johannigman

    The death of a great man who was a part of my life for just a brief moment reminded me that I often fail to grasp one of the greatest realities that Christianity shows us.

  2. Reexamining Pope Francis’ “Who am I to judge?”

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    September 22, 2015 by Alex Johannigman

    We’ve all heard that quote thrown around and if you’re like me you’re probably getting sick of the quote being used to downplay the gravity of sin, particularly sexual sins. But I wonder if there’s more to that famous quote than many of us have noticed.

    We tend to focus on the word judge. It often gets associated with Jesus’ quote “Do not judge, or you too will be judged.” But what if the word that Pope Francis had on his mind when he uttered that now famous phrase wasn’t judge, but I?

  3. 3 things men can learn about being a man from St. Joseph

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    March 20, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    This week we celebrated the solemnity of St. Joseph, the husband of Mary and the foster father of Jesus and …
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  4. Don’t ashes defeat the purpose of “fasting in secret?”

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    March 6, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    Every year when Ash Wednesday rolls around many of us find ourselves sitting in the pews wondering why we listen …
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  5. Pope Francis is Changing the Church, and the World, For Good

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    December 21, 2013 by Alex Johannigman

    It’s ironic that we live in a world where one of the most influential, most praised, most respected, and most …
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  6. The Pilgrim’s Path #2: Blessed are the orphans, for they have true joy

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    August 10, 2013 by Alex Johannigman

    7/19, Machu Picchu Wow, today was an eventful day! We started with yet another early morning, leaving the hostel before …
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