The Bond Between the Shepherd and Us

The Bond Between the Shepherd and Us

By V. Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. There seems to be an overarching theme in the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter. In one way or another the image of sheep comes up in the readings. In the Psalm we sing that “We are his people, the sheep of his flock.” In the...
The Test of Love

The Test of Love

“A bell’s not a bell ’til you ring it, A song’s not a song ’til you sing it. Love in your heart wasn’t put there to stay, Love isn’t love ’til you give it away!” Brother Matt Schaefer, C.PP.S. These lyrics from The Sound of...
“I Liked What I Saw of the Missionaries”

“I Liked What I Saw of the Missionaries”

This profile of Br. Charles McCafferty, C.PP.S., who has been a religious brother for 49 years, was done in honor of Religious Brothers Day, May 1, 2019. These days when discerners are interested in the Community, they are invited to spend some time with the...
Brothers Get Things Done

Brothers Get Things Done

May 1 is Religious Brothers Day, so we talked with Br. Tim Cahill, C.PP.S., about how to promote the vocation of the religious brother. Br. Tim spoke to many students about his vocation during the years as he taught religion at St. Peter’s School in Huber Heights,...
Poor Thomas, Doubting Thomas

Poor Thomas, Doubting Thomas

Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S.  Poor Thomas, doubting Thomas, he gets such a bad rap. Almost everyone thinks he doubted the Lord, yet he never doubted what his own eyes could see. He wasn’t there the first time Jesus appeared after the resurrection. But when he...
The Sound of Hope and Joy

The Sound of Hope and Joy

An Easter message from our Provincial Director Fr. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. Para la versión en español, desplácese hacia abajo.   Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia! We have not heard that word for about forty days. The silence of the alleluia during the Lenten season is...