Penance behind Bars

Penance behind Bars

How My Murder Confession Saved My Life

0 comment | Posted Mar 03, 2015

On Good Friday 2013, I got in my truck and started driving. I had some serious thinking to do. Over the next three days, alone with my thoughts, I covered more than a thousand miles—all the way from my home in southern New Jersey to Detroit, Michigan, and back. Continue »


Serving Those Who Serve

Serving Those Who Serve

Military Ministry Update

0 comment | Posted Mar 03, 2015

Partners’ Ministry to Service Men and Women continues to reach out to those serving us in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Continue »


Watering the Seeds of Faith

Watering the Seeds of Faith

The Key Role of Word Among Us Partners Ministry to the Military

0 comment | Posted Jan 07, 2015

Ten years ago my son, Tim, was in the U.S. military, serving in Iraq. Like any parent, I was concerned—not just about his physical safety, but also his spiritual well-being. We would e-mail back and forth, and our exchange often went something like this: Continue »


They are the future of our Church and our Country.

They are the future of our Church and our Country.

Help Serve Our Military

0 comment | Posted Jul 04, 2014

“They are the future of our Church and our Country.” This description of the young men and women entering military service, sent to me by a The Word Among Us reader who assists a chaplain at a large military installation, is an important reminder to me of what inspired The Word Among Us to launch our ministry to service men and women. Continue »


Prayer in a War Zone

Prayer in a War Zone

My time on active duty showed me who is in control.

0 comment | Posted Jul 01, 2014

They say that war and deployments change you, and that you’re never the same afterwards. As a fifty-three-year-old Navy Captain who has been deployed to war in the Middle East several times, I can vouch that this is true. But it doesn’t mean that all the change is bad: you just see things differently when you return home. For me, one of the greatest changes is the way I look at prayer. Continue »


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