David Stavarz is a seminarian at St. Mary Graduate Seminary in Cleveland, Ohio. He also graduated from Borromeo College Seminary and John Carroll University in Cleveland. David has a passion for music, playing guitar, and singing, but also for snowboarding, backpacking, cycling, and ultimate frisbee. Most of all, he loves finding the transcendent in the finite, along with spreading the truth of Jesus Christ to all, as Christ is the source of his ultimate joy.
David Stavarz Latest Blog Posts
Marathon Running and the Spiritual Life
by David Stavarz . September 19, 2017 . 7 Comments
Recently, I ran my first half-marathon in Akron, Ohio and I will say that it was a transforming experience. Even though I thought that I was undertrained and ill-prepared, I was able to run a great race. Throughout the c...
Christianity Without the Crucifixion is Not Christianity
by David Stavarz . April 14, 2017 . 3 Comments
Last summer, I walked into a Christian goods store looking for a wedding gift for a friend, of course, in the typical last-minute-guy-gift-shopping fashion. I thought a nice crucifix would be good idea for the newlywed&r...
Frank Turner's Secular Gospel: The Beauty of Humanity
by David Stavarz . October 20, 2016 . 1 Comments
One of the main missions of the Church here on Earth is to search for and promote beauty. Our universe, as it has been created and saturated with meaning, depth, and beauty, is a giant exploration map of beautiful and im...