Fr. Patrick Patterson, C.PP.S. 1938-2022

Fr. Patrick Patterson, C.PP.S. 1938-2022

Fr. Patrick E. Patterson, C.PP.S. October 11, 1938–September 26, 2022 Fr. Patrick Patterson, C.PP.S., 83, died at 10 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022, in the infirmary at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio. He had been in failing health. He was born on October 11,...
Lazarus’ Name Points to His Humanity

Lazarus’ Name Points to His Humanity

Lazarus and the Rich Man by Jacopo Bassano By Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S. And lying at his door was a poor man named Lazarus (Luke 16:20). One of the things that I learned early on in Biblical studies was to pay attention to names as they appear in Biblical texts....
5K for Vocations

5K for Vocations

Missionaries are happy to host the annual 5K Run for Vocations at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio, on Saturday, November 12. We are grateful to Knights of Columbus Council 1991 in Coldwater, Ohio, for sponsoring and organizing this event. For more information or...
Do You Go in or Do You Not?

Do You Go in or Do You Not?

By Fr. Joe Uecker, C.PP.S. You just died. You come before the throne of God. God doesn’t say much of anything. God just looks at you with love. What gets you is when you look around and see who is there! You see Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Sadam Hussein, the shooter...
New, Old Friends Help at “The Castle”

New, Old Friends Help at “The Castle”

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PPS. I came to St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, in June 2021, having undergone foot surgery from which I would need some time, specialized care and physical therapy to recover. I moved temporarily into a room in the infirmary, where...
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