--Is it because I think my homilies are so stellar? Certainly not, though I try to communicate the Gospel in a compelling manner.
--Is it because I've always wanted a blog and finally found an excuse to get one? No, again. In fact, I am very wary of the number of blogs in the blogosphere that simply are ways for people to vent their own opinions, no matter how appropriate or close to reality they may or may not be.
Simply put, I am trying to follow the advice that Pope Benedict XVI gave in his Message for the World Day of Communications: