Wait Till You Meet the People

Wait Till You Meet the People

A pastor explains why it’s the people who make the difference at St. Michael Parish in Kalida, Ohio, and nearby St. John in Continental, Ohio. By Fr. Mark Hoying, C.PP.S. Greetings from St. Michael in Kalida, Ohio, and St. John in Continental. With two parishes and...
We’re All Invited

We’re All Invited

By Fr. Tim Knepper, C.PP.S. I miss green bean casseroles. I miss ham and cheese pinwheels. I miss taco salads. I’m not writing about the episode of Food Network on in the background. I miss the tables full of food at potlucks and luncheons at church that have been put...
Dayton Parish Reaches Out

Dayton Parish Reaches Out

With a cornerstone that was laid on May 17, 1860, Holy Trinity Church in downtown Dayton has seen a lot of human joy and suffering, times of peace and prosperity and times of severe trial. The church stands a stone’s throw away from Dayton’s historic Oregon District,...
Shrine Adapting to the Times

Shrine Adapting to the Times

A religious brother serving at our Sorrowful Mother Shrine outside of Bellevue, Ohio, describes life and ministry at the shrine in these unusual times. Visit the shrine website for the latest updates on Mass and confession at the shrine. By Brother Terry Nufer,...
We’re All Invited

God Hears the Cry of the Poor

Fr. James Smith, C.PP.S. As I moved out to California this summer, one of the ways I encouraged friends to visit me was to inform them that I would be living within a short drive of wine country. Come visit me and we can do wine tasting in Sonoma and Napa, I...