Freaking Out in a Boat

Freaking Out in a Boat

By Brother Brian Boyle, C.PP.S. Have you ever completed an accomplishment, overcome a fear, or come to full circle on something, only to shrink back to the same place that you started out? When I was in the eighth grade, I went out in a canoe onto Wolf Lake with my...
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,...
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...
Healing Comes in Unexpected Ways

Healing Comes in Unexpected Ways

By Fr. Matt Keller, C.PP.S. I feel for Jairus, the man who was seeking help from Jesus for his seriously ill daughter. Nothing would have been more frustrating and disappointing than to approach Jesus for help, only to have a woman who had been hemorrhaging for 12...