Tonight was our senior night festivities at the Seminary. We had the meal planned out, the chefs ready to cook, and the night went off basically without a hitch. It was an absolutely beautiful celebration of our seniors, their impact on us and the seminary community and just the real fraternal and brotherly spirit atContinue reading “It’s time’s like these that I thank God I’m in seminary!”
Tag Archives: Bishop Simon Bruté
Welcome to the world of Catholic blogging: Chris Trummer!
Welcome to the world of Catholic blogging: Chris Trummer! As is my custom, I want to wish a warm welcome to the world of Catholic blogging to Chris Trummer, a first year seminarian from Springfield, IL! Chris and his brother Michael are both seminarians at Bishop Bruté and they joined us this Spring. Chris servesContinue reading “Welcome to the world of Catholic blogging: Chris Trummer!”
Ite Ad Joseph! The Solemnity of Joseph, Spouse of Mary.
“…And Jacob fathered Joseph the husband of Mary; of her was born Jesus who is called Christ. 18 This is how Jesus Christ came to be born. His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph; but before they came to live together she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit. 19 Her husband Joseph, being an upright man and wanting to spare her disgrace, decided to divorce her informally. 20 He hadContinue reading “Ite Ad Joseph! The Solemnity of Joseph, Spouse of Mary.”
My Vocation Story
The following is my Vocation Story up to this point. Why do I say up to this point? Because, it is a never ending process. Until the day I die I will always be seeking to discover and discern where/to what God is calling me to next. The following are just specific points along the way that have stoodContinue reading “My Vocation Story”
You mean you’ll never get married?
Note: This post was originally written on Feb. 14th.) I’m sitting here in a comfy armchair, watching a movie on tv, drinking a delicious cup of Earl Grey tea and relaxing with friends. Anything wrong or strange with that? No, it sounds normal. Now here’s some more information. I am sitting a room, surrounded byContinue reading “You mean you’ll never get married?”
Complete Faith in God and the Deprecatory Blessing Against Pests
I was roaming through the Roman Ritual (The official book of blessings for the church) with a few friends in the Library at Marian and came across the: “Deprecatory Blessing Against Pests.” Below is the full text, read it and laugh, enjoy, and marvel at the beautiful simplicity and faith in God. Something that seemsContinue reading “Complete Faith in God and the Deprecatory Blessing Against Pests”
Please pray for all of the Bruté Seminarians as we prepare to take our first finals today. O Mary Seat of Wisdom – Pray for us! And just to put some cheer in the subject of Finals, I included a picture of GrumpyCat.
Prayer for National Vocations Awareness Week
Heavenly Father, Your divine Son taught us to pray to the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into His vineyard. We earnestly beg You to bless our Diocese with many holy priests, seminarians, religious, consecrated, deacons, marriages, men and women serving in ministry and all vocations, that they will love You fervently, gladly andContinue reading “Prayer for National Vocations Awareness Week”
Back in the Castle on the Hill
Well, I’m all unpacked and ready to start my next semester of College Seminary tomorrow Morning. Please pray that I am able to wake up, as last semesters first Mass my roommate and I didn’t. Haha. I will also be sharing my Great-Grandmothers gift to our family; the Tradition of the New Years Eve Pretzel.Continue reading “Back in the Castle on the Hill”
Well here are a few posts on some blogs and websites that I follow that I found interesting. Maybe you will also. White House petitioned to ‘label’ Catholic Church as a hate group Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – on her relationship with Bishop Simon Bruté. Fr. Tom Widner SJ on Seminarians being Liberal/Conservative,Continue reading “Blogroll”