Healing the Wounds

Healing the Wounds

The events of Holy Week can be painful to relive, to examine up close. The same can be said of many of the events of our lives. But Fr. Dave Kelly, C.PP.S., says that wounds that aren’t examined seldom heal. “When we remember truthfully, and place our...
Way of the Cross at Shrine

Way of the Cross at Shrine

Jan Kahle of the Sorrowful Mother Shrine writes of a powerful spiritual experience available at the shrine on Good Friday: Lent at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine is a powerful opportunity for prayer and reflection. There is daily Confession and Mass available to draw...
Ministry Among the People

Ministry Among the People

After his first six months as a transitional deacon, Deacon Matthew Keller, C.PP.S., offered his reflections on his ministry. Deacon Matt serves at the Region Seven parishes in Dayton, Ohio: Emmanuel, Holy Trinity and St. Joseph. He will be ordained a priest on June...

Lent is More than Checklist

Our director of vocation ministry, Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S., offers these insights about having a meaningful Lent: So I was preparing a talk recently for a group of high school youth, and I shared with them a story from the beginning of my second year of...