Hearts Burning Blog

A Heart Burning with Intimacy

On a walk with a young man discerning a call to the priesthood, I asked him what he considers to be the thing that is holding him back from becoming a seminarian. In a response which left me at a loss for words, he responded to me, “I fear devoting my whole life to something …

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God Is With Us

During the Advent and Christmas season, we often hear the word ‘Emmanuel’ when speaking about Jesus. The Gospel of Matthew quotes Isaiah about the coming of the Savior: Behold, the virgin shall be with child and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel, which means “God is with us” (Matthew 1:23). Beyond being …

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Burning for Souls

“Hey, have you talked to any seminarians today?” This is how many of the conversations started during the Mount St. Mary’s Seminary evangelization mission trip to West Virginia University. Over thirty seminarians took a few days out of their fall break this October to go talk to college students about Jesus Christ, the Catholic Church, …

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Finding My Pilgrimage Site

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A Father’s Life-Giving Presence

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Tears of Joy from a Burning Heart

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A Heart Awake and Burning

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The Heart of Prayer

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A Heart Burning with Love for Mary

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A Heart Burning with the Sacrament of Love

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Hearts Burning: An Introduction

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