The Priest on Pilgrimage to Jerusalem
Father Mario DiCicco
God was the first to go on pilgrimage. Before time began God planned to come on a pilgrimage of love to this earth to visit his people (cf. Lk 1:68). God commanded Abraham (our father in faith [see Rom...
Humility in the Life of the Priest
The benefits of humility are becoming increasingly recognized even in the secular world. Distinguished psychologists Christopher Peterson, Ph.D., and...
‘Pacem in Terris’ at 60
Father Royce V. Gregerson
This month the Church commemorates the 60th anniversary of Pope St. John XXIII’s most influential and final writing: Pacem...
What Should I Do When I Struggle?
Father Timothy Gallagher
Father Mark locked the church and walked to the rectory. It was 3 p.m. on a Sunday. He was...
‘Ecclesia de Eucharistia’ and Eucharistic Revival
Father Shawn Conoboy
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Ecclesia de Eucharistia by Pope St. John Paul II. After 25 years...
World Day of Vocations
Bishop David J. Bonnar
When I was a pastor, I always found the Easter season to be a time pregnant with grace in...
Father Patrick M. Carrion
Do you ever get exasperated as to why things get so complicated? You are planning something in your head,...
Spend Time in Prayer with Christ
Father Michael Ackerman
A retired priest friend of mine often jokingly tells me that he is always in a good mood because...
Developing Catholic Culture
Msgr. Michael Heintz
We hear often about “Catholic identity”: in our grade schools, high schools, Catholic colleges and universities and even health...