Artistry Under the Dome

Artistry Under the Dome

Artistry Under the Dome, the seventh annual art fair at St. Charles Center, will be held April 5-7 in the Gaspar Room and auditorium. The event features the work many artists from the area local to St. Charles, 2860 US 127, Celina, Ohio. Some of the work is available...
Belief Without Seeing

Belief Without Seeing

By Fr. Tony Fortman, C.PP.S. Many times, we are asked to make decisions without having a total picture of the outcome. I can remember making my lifetime commitment to the Precious Blood Community. I did not know what my life would be like as a C.PP.S. member and a...
Time was Different for St. Gaspar

Time was Different for St. Gaspar

Jerome Stack, C.PP.S Today we take for granted our system of timekeeping. It seems so easy, so intuitive. We should not forget that other systems of marking the hours of the day have existed throughout history. One of those systems was found until recently in the old...
The Deep Hunger Inside Us

The Deep Hunger Inside Us

By Fr. Jim Smith, C.PP.S. In the wave of firsts as a newly-ordained, baby priest, mistakes and errors are quite common. Not doing this right, forgetting to do that thing. Usually, I become aware of these errors at inopportune moments, usually toward the end of a Mass....
The Crosshairs of the Cross

The Crosshairs of the Cross

David Kelly, C.PP.S. Jesus was killed, says Richard Rohr, in a “collision of cross-purposes, conflicting interests, and half-truths, caught between the demands of an empire and the religious establishment of the day.” The people of God are confronted similarly today...