Brother Looks Back on Life of Ministry

Brother Looks Back on Life of Ministry

Brother Ben Basile, C.PP.S., is in a reflective mood these days. He’s thinking back on his 50 years of ministry, 40 of them at Calumet College of St. Joseph in Whiting, Ind. It is right for him to be reflective. Doing the right thing at the right time is a theme that...
God has Enough

God has Enough

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S.  Five thousand hungry people, what are we to do? Where does he expect us to get enough food for such a crowd? As we look around the world today, there are so many people in need, so many that a crowd of five thousand seems small. So,...
Time Capsule Found at St. Joseph Parish

Time Capsule Found at St. Joseph Parish

Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S., sent us this update about a treasure found at St. Joseph Parish in Downtown Dayton, where he is in ministry: “We hoped to find a time capsule when we demolished the old 1873 school building at our parish, St. Joseph in downtown Dayton,...
God has Enough

Celebrating Freedom from Fear

By Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S. As a child I remember looking forward to the annual Fourth of July festival that was sponsored by my home parish. Every year this day of food and fun ended with the traditional fireworks display. We would ooh and ahh at the bright colors...
Blood of Jesus, Save us!

Blood of Jesus, Save us!

By Brother Matt Schaefer, C.PP.S. I’m sitting in the Blessed Sacrament chapel at the Sisters of Providence Center in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., pondering how to write this reflection for our feast day. The focus of the chapel is an altar of repose topped by a marble...
The Gift of the Precious Blood

The Gift of the Precious Blood

A message for the Solemnity of the Precious Blood from our Provincial Director Fr. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. If you grew up with siblings, you may remember the feeling of holding your wrapped birthday gift and feeling the hot breath of a brother or sister on your...