In 1908 Pope Saint Pius X penned an exhortation to priests, called Haerent Animo. It should be required reading of any Pope, Cardinal, Bishop, Priest.If you are a priest, go read this letter. If you are not, either email the link to your priest or print it out for him and hand it to him. May Pope Saint Pius X defend us against the snares and deceits of Modernism. (more…)
Today on the Novus Ordo Calendar the Church celebrated the Memorial of Saint John Vianney, the Cure D’ Ars (1962 Calendar is August 8). This is a remarkable Saint, a zealous priest, and the Patron Saint of priests. (more…)
I apologize for this delay! I preached this on the 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time.
From the very beginning when God created man and woman, he desired there to be harmony: harmony and peace between God and his people, harmony and peace between the people, and harmony and peace within the people themselves. (more…)
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Our Mother the Church instructs her ministers that after the reading of the Passion narrative, “a brief homily, if appropriate, should take place”(22).
There is one thing that strikes me about this profound Gospel passage: Saint Peter followed him at a distance. (more…)
This prayer is a good reminder of Lent and also the possibility to always renew our hearts in the Lenten spirit, even if we are late in Lent right now. Here is a prayer given to me by my spiritual director, and I believe he is the author of it. It is a very helpful prayer!
The feast of the Patron of the Universal Church, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Terror of Demons is approaching March 19!
Here is the beautiful Litany of Saint Joseph, listing his titles. They could even be prayed any day as an aspiration.
There is also a great novena with good meditations and reflections that EWTN has on their website.