A Season of Hope and Joy

A Season of Hope and Joy

By Fr. Harry Brown, C.PP.S. “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say rejoice.” Rejoice, because we Christians know to whom we should turn for true joy. St. Paul in his letter to the Philippians gives us a crash course in our preparation for Christmas. He was sitting...
Fr. Robert L. Conway, C.PP.S., 1925-2018

Fr. Robert L. Conway, C.PP.S., 1925-2018

Fr. Robert Conway, C.PP.S., 93, died on December 8, 2018, in the infirmary at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, where he made his home. He had been in failing health. Fr. Conway was born on September 19, 1925, in Detroit, to Harold and Marie (Oberle) Conway. He...
Rejoice! Do Justice!

Rejoice! Do Justice!

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S. When I was a student in high school, I took a class in journalism. We were taught that the first paragraph should answer the following questions: who? what? where? when? and why? In today’s Gospel, Luke seems to be a journalist. He gives...
The Authority of the Word

The Authority of the Word

Mathew 8:5-11 By Fr. Bill Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. The Gospel reading from St. Mathew today has me reflecting on the nature of authority. It is not my favorite topic because I can remember different occasions when I have been accused of having a problem with authority....
“This Is Advent!”

“This Is Advent!”

By Fr. Jim Smith, C.PP.S. On vacation in Rome a few weeks ago, I took a day trip up to Assisi. Though I brilliantly took the bus to the top of Assisi and planned to walk down the hill for my visit, I missed a few stops and had to walk back up the hill to retrace the...