Watch for God in New Ways

Watch for God in New Ways

By Fr. Tim McFarland, C.PP.S. We have many ways of marking time. There is the calendar year, the fiscal year and the academic year. If this isn’t enough, this Sunday, we begin a new Church liturgical year. Like the other “new years” we observe, this new liturgical...
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A Kingdom of Holiness and Grace

By Fr. Harry Brown, C.PP.S. In Ezekiel the Lord God personally looks after the sheep and lovingly cares for them. Whereas in St. Matthew’s Gospel, we sheep are the ones called to care for those in need. Instead of God caring for us, we are told that when we truly tend...
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Do More than Bury the Gift

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S. At a vastly different time and in a very different culture, the teacher who wrote the proverbs describes the perfect wife to young men who are not yet married. He tells them what they ought to value as they seek wives, in that time and...
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Let’s Have Oil in Our Lamps

By Fr. Tony Fortman C.PP.S. As followers of Christ we are called disciples of Christ. The word disciples comes from the word discipline. The discipline of prayer is something that I find hard to deal with. Sure, I know that I have Mass each day. That is not hard...
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This Will Be Our Feast Day

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S. One day, November 1st will be my feast day, and I expect that it will be your feast day, too. I suspect that there will never be a church named after any one of us. I doubt that there will be any stained glass windows, statues or...
Grateful for Gaspar’s Vision

Grateful for Gaspar’s Vision

Solemnity of Saint Gaspar By the V. Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of St. Gaspar del Bufalo, who founded of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in the small town of Giano, Italy, in 1815. At that time, Europe was in turmoil. The...