Stop, Reflect and Take Action

Stop, Reflect and Take Action

By Fr. Leon Flaherty, C.PP.S. “Repent and believe in the Good News.” This is the theme for the season of Lent. Repent: to realize that you are traveling in the wrong direction; stop; reflect; and move in a new direction to reach your goal. As we do that on this first...
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...
Knowing Who We Are with God

Knowing Who We Are with God

February 4 is the feast of St. Maria de Mattias, Founder of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ By Fr. Bill Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. The readings for the feast of Maria de Mattias not only are appropriate inspiration for our reflections on this great saint, but are very...
Loving Our Enemies, for Real

To Wait with Purpose

By V. Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. No one likes to wait. Whether we are at a long stop light, in the check-out line, or waiting for the new episode of our favorite show to be released, we do not like waiting. I think it is part of the human condition. Children,...