A Holy Family is Loving, Trusting

A Holy Family is Loving, Trusting

By Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S. Today we move quickly from the story of Christmas to Jesus as a boy of 12. We do not know much about the early years of Jesus’ life, so today’s Gospel gives us an unusual glimpse into his family life. Luke tells us that the Holy Family...
How Do We Revel in God’s Mysterious Gift?

How Do We Revel in God’s Mysterious Gift?

By Brother Matthew Schaefer, C.PP.S. Last week I went to the store to get supplies for our religious education program’s Christmas party. As I turned into the Christmas aisle, looking for candy canes and chocolate Santas, I was faced with an entire row of empty...
Christ’s Light, Reflected Out

Christ’s Light, Reflected Out

A Christmas message from our Provincial Director Fr. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. Christmas lights inside and outside of our homes provide extra light and warmth in what can be a dark and cold month in our northern states. I am grateful for folks who go to the trouble to...
More than Too Good to be True

More than Too Good to be True

By Fr. Matthew Keller, C.PP.S. We all know those people who can tell a good story with a straight face. You believe the story to be true, then you realize the story is fiction. Then they tell you another good story that seems to be real, but you do not believe it, and...
Give It All You’ve Got

Give It All You’ve Got

By Fr. Tim McFarland, C.PP.S. As we read the newspaper, check the news on the internet or on TV, it is often discouraging. In Chicago (and other places), newspapers keep score of the shootings each weekend. For those of us who listen to the Scriptures this Sunday, it...