The Blood of Christ – The Price of Our Redemption

The Blood of Christ – The Price of Our Redemption

By Fr. Winfried Wermter, C.PP.S. Although the chalice is one of the most important instru­ments used in celebrating the Eucharist, it is still an instru­ment. In an emergency it can even be dispensed with. Yet the chalice is so close to the Blood of Christ that it...

Confession is the Corollary of Preaching

By Fr. David Hoying, C.PP.S. Before rereading several of the biographies of Gaspar, I was rather unaware of a prominent part of his ministry, the many wonders and miracles that blessed his life. What further struck me was Gaspar’s response to them. So routinely did...
Loving Our Enemies, for Real

Loving Our Enemies, for Real

Fr. Al Spilly, C.PP.S. In a fast-changing, confusing, chaotic world, it is easy for us to get lost in the dark forest without finding a path that leads to light, stability and peace. Pope Paul VI wrote: “If you want peace, work for justice.” As disciples of the risen...
Loving Our Enemies, for Real

Life or Death, Good or Evil

By Fr. Tony Fortman, C.PP.S. We hear today from Sirach, “If you choose you can keep the commandments, they will save you; if you trust in God, you too shall live; he has set before you fire and water; to whichever you choose, stretch forth your hand. Before man are...
Loving Our Enemies, for Real

Who, Me?

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S. You are salt of the earth. You are light of the world. I don’t know about you, but I can understand how Jesus could be salt of the earth and light of the world, but the disciples? but me? He must mean someone else! How could those who...