Eucharist

Undoing the Knot of Clerical Scandals

By |2019-07-01T01:54:44+00:00July 1st, 2019|

The Catholic priesthood is undoubtedly experiencing a profound crisis at this moment. The vast majority of good priests are tainted by the scandals, but Our Lady, Mother of Priests, does not give up hope for them, even though the world and some Catholics do. She can free the clergy of the weight of scandal and [...]

The Priest and the Sinner in Extremis

By |2016-04-02T00:39:11+00:00April 2nd, 2016|

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 [...]

Centered in the Eucharist

By |2015-05-28T00:10:56+00:00May 28th, 2015|

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 [...]

Jesus, King of Glory

By |2015-05-01T17:41:40+00:00May 1st, 2015|

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,” [...]