53 Years Later, Still Amazed

53 Years Later, Still Amazed

In honor of National Vocation Awareness Week, we’re sharing the stories of some of our Missionaries’ vocational call. When Fr. Ken Schroeder, C.PP.S., talks about the qualities of a good priest, he has a specific quality in mind. “I look for a strong kid. I sort of...
Our Actions Show Our Allegiance

Our Actions Show Our Allegiance

1 Kings 17:10-16 Hebrews 9:24-28 Mark 12:38-44 By Brother Brian Boyle, C.PP.S. Walter Payton. The Chicago Bears. The person and the professional football franchise are inseparable. Walter Payton played running back for the Chicago Bears from 1974–87. I could share...
“It’s Always Been That Way”

“It’s Always Been That Way”

In honor of National Vocation Awareness Week, we’re sharing the stories of some of our Missionaries’ vocational call. In one block of his hometown of Winamac, Ind., St. Peter Catholic Church was on one corner, the rectory on another, the convent on another, and the...
Frying Pan to the Back of the Head

Frying Pan to the Back of the Head

It seems fitting that during this, National Vocation Awareness Week, we ask our vocation director, Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S., to tell his own vocation story: The story of my call is a great story of God’s patience. I was slow to listen, and good at ignoring the...
Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

In the first reading today from Deuteronomy, Moses tells the people to fear the Lord, keep the commandments and in doing so, we will have a long life. The word fear in the biblical sense means to have a healthy respect for the Almighty. We are not God. God is God....
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