Am I Free Enough to Let Go?

Am I Free Enough to Let Go?

By Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S. One of my favorite stories from author and theologian Henri Nouwen has to do with a conversation he had with one of the famous flying Rodleighs, trapeze artists who perform in the German circus. Rodleigh was the flyer in the act, and he...
Am I Free Enough to Let Go?

We Are What We Eat

By Fr. Tim McFarland, C.PP.S. Years ago, an advertising campaign used the phrase “you are what you eat.” That came to mind today on this Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ. In fact, some suggest that this phrase has its origins in early popular Catholic thought...
Am I Free Enough to Let Go?

A Love Beyond Comprehension

Fr. Harry Brown, C.PP.S. “In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit”—the sign of the cross—the Holy Trinity. This is probably the first prayer our parents taught us and will probably be the last prayer the priest or deacon will say over us at the...
Am I Free Enough to Let Go?

God Has our Back

By Fr. Tony Fortman, C.PP.S. Today we celebrate Pentecost Sunday. The Holy Spirit came upon Mary and the apostles in the form of tongues of fire. Jesus gives his apostles the courage to leave that upper room and go out to proclaim the Gospel. We receive this Holy...
Take the Message to Everyone, Everywhere

Take the Message to Everyone, Everywhere

By Fr. Bill Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. The Solemnity of the Ascension is one of the universally recognized Christian Feasts (along with Christmas, Easter and Pentecost). Traditionally, it has been observed 40 days after Easter, although it is an indication of the importance...
Take the Message to Everyone, Everywhere

The Spirit is at Work on our Midst

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S.   The apostles in Jerusalem were so convinced that the Holy Spirit was with them that they said so in their message to the Church in Antioch, Syria and Cilicia. They knew that the Sprit was at work in their midst, and they had heard...
Missionaries of the Precious Blood