Author: Brian

“Still, not my will, but yours be done.”

This past Sunday at St. Alphonsus Church in Seattle, Fr. Richard Klepac, in his homily for the Second Week of Advent, talked about the graces of the Holy Spirit and praying to God to give yourself over to His will.

NW Catholic: North American Martyrs Parish celebrates first mass in its own church

Here’s my latest article for Northwest Catholic about the blessing of North American Martyrs church in Edmonds, WA. North American Martyrs parish is a Latin Mass parish (FSSP) that has been looking for a permanent home since 2008. I wrote

The power of prayer manifested

A few weeks ago, Fr. Richard Klepac gave a homily at St. Alphonsus Parish in Seattle that touched on the power of prayer and its efficaciousness. One thing that he mentioned in particular that stuck with me for the rest

NW Catholic: Almost a million meals served to those in need!

Here’s my latest article for Northwest Catholic, which celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Sunday Dinner at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Seattle.

New Look for 2020

I’ve said this before, and I’m saying it again- I’m refreshing this website. This time, however, I have decided to focus on writing about a particular topic rather than being a personal blog/website/ineffective marketing tool. Details to follow.

NW Catholic: Kent parish shelters homeless women

Holy Spirit Parish in Kent, WA hosts a homeless shelter for women for six months of the year. The parishioners and members of the community make meals for the women, who stay overnight in the parish hall. Read the full

Back at Northwest Catholic!

I know that I have been remiss with providing new content lately, but I assure you that I have been writing. I have started a new novel that I am over 20K words into, and I started writing again back

I’m adding a new post.

Back in business

Hello everyone! The site was down for a few weeks because, well, it was hacked. How and why, I’m not sure (yet). Rest assured, this brief interlude has made me aware of a) how much I missed this site, and

My Ballard light rail letter was published in the Seattle Times!

While I was at Fred Meyer on Monday, I noticed that the front page story of the Seattle Times was about the Ballard to West Seattle light rail line. The title (“Call to add light-rail tunnels would boost light-rail costs”)

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