Forsaken!

Forsaken!

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S. In the opening Gospel at the beginning of Mass today, the crowds cry out, “Hosanna!” In the reading of the Passion, they cry out “Crucify him!” The disciples join with the crowds on Palm Sunday as he arrives in Jerusalem. At the Last...
Forsaken!

Jesus’ Mission was to Save the World

By Fr. Harry Brown, C.PP.S.  As a farm boy (before I entered the high school seminary), I watched firsthand as my mom baked the bread, the whole process. Unless that grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a grain of wheat. But wow—when it dies,...
Loss of Little Brothers Shaped Him

Loss of Little Brothers Shaped Him

St. Joseph’s story, what we know of it, is defined by babies. There’s the startling pregnancy of his betrothed, Mary, that he had to reconcile in his own heart, with the help of an angel. Then there was the miraculous birth of the Christ-child, of which he had to...
Loss of Little Brothers Shaped Him

When the Presence is Real

Fr. Joseph Evinger authors the “Questions I was Afraid to Ask” column for the Diocese of Bismarck. This article, which was published on March 3, is reprinted with the diocese’s permission. By Fr. Joseph Evinger Fr. Joseph Hajduch, C.PP.S., who served at St....