I’m finally on Facebook! (At least no one can say I rushed into this decision.)

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail After thinking about it for, oh, EIGHT YEARS, I’ve finally decided to get on Facebook. You can check out my page here, or like it by clicking the button below:     Technically the page has been up for a while, but it was just an auto-generated feed of my blog posts. Now that I… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes Friday (or not)


FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I‘m not able to write my own post because I was speaking in Houston tonight, but I look forward to reading all of yours! P.S. I got to meet Holly Ordway, a fellow Ignatius author whose atheist-to-Catholic book, Not God’s Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her Arms, just came out this week. Check… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes Friday

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I couldn’t get my post together for this week (taking a 10-day vacation with young children probably having something to do with it), but I look forward to reading everyone else’s. Have a great weekend, everyone! Happy Feast of the Assumption! —————— FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail

7 Quick Takes Friday – off at Edel edition!


FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I can’t believe that after all these months, the Edel Gathering is finally here! I’ll be updating on Instagram and Twitter, and you can follow the fun by checking out the #edel14 hashtag. 7 Quick Takes will be hosted by Carolyn Svellinger, so head on over there to read everyone’s posts! Carolyn is a super-talented… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes – Happy 4th of July!

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I‘ll be out doing 4th of July stuff — none of them involving fireworks — so I don’t have a post for this week, but I look forward to reading yours! Happy 4th of July! ———- FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail

The Antagonist

Our family in 2004 -- the time period during which I met the antagonist in SOTG.

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I‘m in NYC doing book tour stuff this week! You can follow along with my adventures on Twitter and Instagram. While I’m out running around, I wanted to re-run an updated version of a post I originally wrote back in March 2012, when I had finished the final big re-write of the book. It’s about… [Continue Reading]

New York and Connecticut: Here’s what we’re doing!

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail The final schedule is just in, and here it is! I’ll be running around doing some meetings and media stuff, but here are the events where we can hang out. If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you! MONDAY, JUNE 2 – STAMFORD, CT 3:00 PM: BOOK SIGNING AT BARNES AND NOBLE… [Continue Reading]

NYC, let’s do this!

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I just got word that Ignatius is sending me to the Big Apple for a book tour stop! I’ll be in New York City the week of June 2nd, including visiting some of the surrounding areas like Connecticut. We have a few events nailed down, which I’ll post about soon, but there’s room in the… [Continue Reading]

Contest winners!…will be announced next week

Standing at the back of the room with an overtired baby at an end-of-year ceremony. But on the plus side, I got to hang out with our pastor, Fr. Dean!

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail Hi, everyone! I just wanted to pop in to say that the Something Other than God release party has now wrapped up, and I will post winners on Monday, May 26th. I was hoping to be able to select the winners sooner, but it’s going to take a while to taste all the drinks, meditate… [Continue Reading]

Holy Week

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I know I said I’d put up the form for us to talk about fabulous things to do in NYC and DC this week, but I’m going to hold off until next week. Things are about to get crazy — in a good and very fun way — and it feels right to spend… [Continue Reading]