Running Toward Grace and Love

Running Toward Grace and Love

By Fr. Tim Knepper, C.PP.S. Growing up, I would visit my Grandma Knepper during the summer and sometimes mow her lawn. While taking breaks, she would make lemonade and invite me in to sit down and chat with her about how my life was going or what was going on in her...
Jesus’ Sacrifice Sustains Us

Jesus’ Sacrifice Sustains Us

By Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S. Today’s celebration, “Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord,” holds together two extremes, Jesus who is acclaimed King and Jesus who is the Paschal Lamb of God who gave his life for the salvation of the world. Many Catholic homes honor...
Go and Sin No More

Go and Sin No More

Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her. John 8:7 By Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S. When I was in parish ministry, I would be asked by parishioners about the morality of a particular choice. In some cases, they were asking for...
The Father Always Takes Us Back

The Father Always Takes Us Back

By Fr. Harry Brown, C.PP.S. Laetare! Rejoice! The theme for this Mass is that “God has reconciled us to himself through Christ.” Salvation cannot be bought with good works. In leading a Christian life, it is the reason why one does so that really counts. Indeed love...
“Where is God Now?”

“Where is God Now?”

By Fr. Tim McFarland, C.PP.S. The scripture readings, especially the first reading and the Gospel, pose some of the “ultimate questions” of life. Moses in the first reading goes to the holy mountain of Horeb (or Sinai), a place where God spoke to the people. Moses...
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...