We are bound by love, by the commission of our Baptism to proclaim Christ, crucified, resurrected, and alive to each we encounter! Here’s a great reflection on our duty as Christians from Blessed Paul VI, Pope. How have you proclaimed Christ today? Have you? What’s holding you back? Don’t wait! From a homily by BlessedContinue reading “If I don’t preach the Gospel, what can I ever hope to do?”
As most of my friends know, my favorite musical is Phantom of the Opera. In it, we find a masquerade ball that is held in the Opera Populaire to celebrate the first year of success by its’ new owners, Monsieurs Firmin and André. All of the cast, workers and patrons come and perform a danceContinue reading “Masquerade (The Masks We Wear)- Reflections from Candletime and Phantom of the Opera”
“Before I know it, he’s got both of my hands in his viselike grip above my head, and he’s pinning me to the wall using his lips … His other hand grabs my hair and yanks down… ” What did the above quote make you think of? How about this next quote? What does it makeContinue reading “Whips & Chains Excite Me :: A Reflection on 50 Shades of Grey from a Catholic Seminarian”
Tuesday morning after Mass I headed to campus for my first organ lesson which went very well. (Or at least I thought so.) Then after getting back to the seminary we left for our annual March for Life pilgrimage in DC as a seminary. 12ish something hours later we made it to Gaithersburg where weContinue reading “I Came That They Might Have Life… Why I March”
Here is a photo of Bishop Medley, Owensboro Priests, deacons, and seminarians who were represented at the National Catholic Youth Conference this past weekend. What a joy it was to be able to serve the youth with these great men! I’m headed off for to celebrate Thanksgiving in Quincy this afternoon. Please pray for safeContinue reading “NCYC – Clergy, well represented!!”
Yeah, you heard it right! The Bruté Team went out at it again. This time to play football in the snow. What a blast we had! I’m gonna upload more pics soon on a new photo sharing site. (Once I find one, my Flickr account is getting full! haha) Have a great day everyone! WeContinue reading “Snow + Football = Snowfootball”
This video is an excellent video on what it means to serve at the Altar, and the importance of doing it reverent and well. It made me reminisce back on the “older” days of when I was a little server and first learning how to serve. Luckily I had several great young men and oneContinue reading “An Inspiring and Beautiful Video for Altar Servers”
This is the official portrait of the Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary Seminarians. Please pray for all of us! We need your prayers!