We Rise with Christ

We Rise with Christ

By Fr. Tony Fortman, C.PP.S. In the Diocese of Toledo we celebrate the Ascension of the Lord today. We see Jesus ascending up into heaven in the presence of the Blessed Virgin Mary and his apostles. Jesus was lifted up and a cloud took him from their sight. In today’s...
St. Charles Remains Closed to Visitors

St. Charles Remains Closed to Visitors

St. Charles Center and its chapels will remain closed to the public/visitors through the end of June to shield its residents from the coronavirus, No visitors are allowed in Brunner Hall (guest rooms) or Merlini Hall (the infirmary). Lay residents have been asked to...
We Rise with Christ

Get Busy!

By Fr. Harry Brown, C.PP.S. We pray in the Creed: “He ascended into heaven and is seated on the right hand of the Father.” Today we are truly happy because Jesus went home—bodily—to his Father’s heavenly home. The scene in Acts is more or less his final apparition to...
A Parish Mission on Hope

A Parish Mission on Hope

Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S., is conducting a virtual parish mission among Downtown Dayton Catholic Parishes — Region 7. The theme is Hope, the Anchor of Life. Fr. Angelo says, “Hope is the distinguishing mark of the Christian life, a gift from God that provides us...
We Rise with Christ

The Risen Lord is With Us

By Fr. Al Spilly, C.PP.S. “I will not leave you orphans,” Jesus reassures his disciples at the Last Supper on the evening before his death. He says he will send them the Holy Spirit to guide their journey as they continue his mission and ministry in the world. During...