God Nurtures the Tender Shoot

God Nurtures the Tender Shoot

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S. For those who’ve never seen one: a mustard seed is just a bit bigger than the period that ends this sentence. It is indeed a very small seed. Sometimes we think we need to have great faith, we need to do great things, to deserve the...
Messages Found in St. Charles Window Frames

Messages Found in St. Charles Window Frames

While crews were working on replacing the windows in St. Charles Center’s main building (read more about the window project), they came upon several curious handwritten clues in the frames of the main-floor windows. “You’re getting closer,” or “You’re almost there.”...
Window Project Complete at St. Charles

Window Project Complete at St. Charles

Since October 2020, a crew from JMD Manufacturing in Tipp City had been traveling north to Carthagena every working morning, methodically removing the windows from the main building of St. Charles Center and replacing them with new energy-efficient windows. There were...
Say Yes to the Adventure

Say Yes to the Adventure

By Fr. Tony Fortman, C.PP.S. I remember traveling down to Corpus Christ, Tex., with my family when I was 12 years old. My grandparents spent the winters down in Brownsville, so one Christmas my family decided to take off for Texas in a pick-up truck with a camper on...
Fr. Robert Schreiter, C.PP.S., 1947-2021

Fr. Robert Schreiter, C.PP.S., 1947-2021

December 14, 1947-June 1, 2021 Fr. Robert J. Schreiter, C.PP.S., 73, died on June 1, 2021, at his home in Chicago. He had been in failing health. He was born on December 14, 1947, in Nebraska City, Neb., to Robert F. and Mildred (Kreifels) Schreiter. He entered the...