“These are the wounds I wish for Lord…” Wounds. We all have them. Some we don’t want. Others we try to hide and still others we can’t help but recall from time to time, if not every day. Wounds make us who we are. Wounds cut. They hurt. They go shallow and they go deep.Continue reading “These are the wounds I wish for Lord…”
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If I don’t preach the Gospel, what can I ever hope to do?
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?”
Christ should be manifest in our whole life: how to achieve Christian perfection
As I sit here on the shores of Lake Atitlan this morning, the Office of Readings this morning had provided another gem to chew on and mull over. From a treatise on Christian Perfection by Saint Gregory of Nyssa, bishop (PG 46, 283-286) Christ should be manifest in our whole life “The life of theContinue reading “Christ should be manifest in our whole life: how to achieve Christian perfection”
How Make a Wish and a Bishop helped an 11 year old boy be a “priest for a day.”
Reposted from: http://stlouisreview.com/article/2015-04-02/priest-day-wish-came Make-A-Wish requests often involve meeting athletes, attending sporting events or traveling to amusement parks or beaches. When it came time for 11-year-old Brett Haubrich of south St. Louis County to make his wish, he not only listed none of those things but had no request at all. “He didn’t want anything,” explainedContinue reading “How Make a Wish and a Bishop helped an 11 year old boy be a “priest for a day.””
The flower of Jesse will blossom! :: Reflections on praying about my vocation at the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth
“A shoot will spring forth from the stock of Jesse, and a flower will blossom from his root. The Spirit of the Lord will rest upon him! Today we celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation of our Lord. This feast is one of my favorites especially since my pilgrimage to the Holy Land last December. OneContinue reading “The flower of Jesse will blossom! :: Reflections on praying about my vocation at the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth”
Holy Land Pilgrimage – Final Thoughts
Words cannot express how blessed I have been over the past week. Getting to walk in the Footsteps of Christ, from his humble birth in the cave stable in Bethlehem to his ministry along the shores of the Sea of Galilee, to his entry into Jerusalem, and his cruel death upon the Cross. Finally experiencingContinue reading “Holy Land Pilgrimage – Final Thoughts”
Vocations Poster for Owensboro 2014
Here is a high-resolution image of the Vocations Poster for the Diocese of Owensboro, for 2014. In your kindness, please pray for all of us. We are praying for you!
Disabled People ARE Worth Something!
My Diocesan Brother, Jaime Dennis appears in this video that he has made. Kudos to Jaime for that! He is an inspiration to those that know him and quite a hoot when you get him talking. Jaime is fascinated with trains and if you’re lucky enough you can even ride his “real”, yes I said:Continue reading “Disabled People ARE Worth Something!”
Musings from the Castle on the Hill
So, when I first created this site, it was firstly to advertise for some of the services that I offered on the side of working at Dairy Queen, hence the Bruns Design Studios page, but after joining Seminary, I wanted a place where I could blog about things that interested me, and about life asContinue reading “Musings from the Castle on the Hill”