Befriending the Church Fathers
Priests are “fathers” whose compassionate care wells up from the spring of their inclusive love for the people of God. These fathers have been “fathered” by the Trinitarian mystery and befriended in a special way by the Fathers of...
Seeing the Church through Young Eyes
Father Michael Schmitz
Maybe it is because I’m getting older. Maybe it is because I’ve always been a little salty when it...
Why Building the Domestic Church Matters
Father Robert Hater
A priest should remind families that they are the pathway to God
The Constant Prayer of Priests
Father Kurt Belsole
The General Instruction on the Liturgy of the Hours refers to morning and evening prayer as the two hinges...
The Misconceptions of Ministry
As a vocation director, I often find myself visiting schools to promote the priesthood and invite students to reflect...
Shepherding the Flock
Father David J. Bonnar
We must be attuned to how our people are hurting