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”

Can I Be A Weak Priest?

“Can you be a weak priest?” So ended a conversation I had recently with my mentor for my Pastoral Year. Both Fr. Jerry and I had stayed up way too late enjoying a drink, celebrating Easter and discussing different aspects of my time at St. Stephen Cathedral. The school year ends in just a matterContinue reading “Can I Be A Weak Priest?”

My Solemn Vow – Marriage, a beautiful vocation!

Tonight at dinner, a few of the men and I were discussing marriage. More specifically the great love that couples have for one another. We were discussing about friends and family members who after dying, their spouse dies a short time later. Marriage is a great and beautiful vocation. As we near our Spring BreakContinue reading “My Solemn Vow – Marriage, a beautiful vocation!”

Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary Visit!

Visit: On February 8, 9, 10, 2013, Fr. Andrew Garner will be taking young men over the age of 18 to Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary in Indianapolis for a visit. If you would like to go on a visit, you must register with the Vocations Office before January 31, 2013.  Please contact Dr. FredContinue reading “Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary Visit!”