The Priest and the Sinner in Extremis

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 2, 2016 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy In the 1920s automobiles were a relatively new and expensive technology but my grandfather owned one because he was a mechanic. That made him the “go-to” guy for his parish priest who didn’t own one. From time to time his pastor, a Belgian priest named Fr. Seion, would call my grandfather late at night to take him…

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Centered in the Eucharist

By Peter Darcy | On May 28, 2015 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy As the Church departs the glorious season of Easter and returns to Ordinary Time, we take a moment to pause and remind ourselves how we may grow in holiness during the “normal” course of our spiritual lives. The liturgical seasons of Advent, Lent, and Easter immerse us in the greatest mysteries of our faith, but they are…

Jesus, King of Glory

By Peter Darcy | On May 1, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me: As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on. Glory, glory, hallelujah! –“Battle Hymn of the Republic,” verse 5, Julia Ward Howe,…