Gorc Meets the El Camino Pilgrimage | Photo Gallery

The Camino pilgrimage took a group of fifteen strangers through the countryside of northern Spain from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela. The 100+ kilometer journey was one set with intention, regular reflection and the change to step out of the daily routine and be on God's time with thousands of other pilgrims from around the … Continue reading Gorc Meets the El Camino Pilgrimage | Photo Gallery

Seven Churches Visitation – Polonia District in Buffalo, NY

Ever since I was a little kid I remember every Holy Week being a jam-packed week of Easter traditions. There are trips to the Broadway Market, celebrating Dyngus Day and getting my Easter basket blessed. But one of the special traditions is the Visitation of Seven Churches on Holy Thursday. I've been going since I … Continue reading Seven Churches Visitation – Polonia District in Buffalo, NY

#MillennialMonday: Francis, a Pope for Millennials

With Pope Francis' visit to the United States still lingering in the minds of Americans, it seems that he has evoked the attitudes of acceptance, understanding and tolerance in many throughout the world.  What can be said is that he is an appealing faith figure to Millennials, the generation who seems to be lacking in … Continue reading #MillennialMonday: Francis, a Pope for Millennials

Goodbye, OLSH…Until Next Time

Wednesday's announcement of Catholic school closings meant that my former elementary school, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, would be closing next year. I never would have thought that OLSH would close its doors.  At one point it had nearly 800 students walking its halls, with fire drills having lines of three down the stairs. … Continue reading Goodbye, OLSH…Until Next Time

The words that gave me closure

Last month, Iwasgiven the special opportunity of saying goodbye to my grandfather in the most special way possible.  I was able to give the eulogy at his funeral, and some how I had to try and speak about this man's incredible life in just a few short minutes. I didn't know how to give his … Continue reading The words that gave me closure