Quote of the day: “Each Mass contains the slaying of the Victim…”

“Each Mass contains the slaying of the Victim, not repeated here in the West after centuries, made once only long ago in Palestine, yet part of the sacrifice offered throughout the world each morning. All Masses are one sacrifice, including the death of the cross, continuing through all time the act of offering then begunContinue reading “Quote of the day: “Each Mass contains the slaying of the Victim…””

Link to my Interview on VocationBoom! Radio

Link to my Interview on VocationBoom! Radio On Saturday, I was interviewed by VocationBoom! Radio, a national radio show on over 230 radio affiliates. It is an hour long program and consists of my “shortened” vocation story (covering my life in Quincy, Beatrice, and Kentucky), answering questions from call-ins as well as talking about lifeContinue reading “Link to my Interview on VocationBoom! Radio”

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.”

Bishop Medley’s Lenten Message: The Light is on for you

I shared this on my Facebook wall a couple of weeks ago, and thought that I would share it here as well. The Light is on for You is a great opportunity that our Diocese has been participating in during the penitential season of Lent. It is an open invitation and opportunity, to go toContinue reading “Bishop Medley’s Lenten Message: The Light is on for you”

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!”

Listen to me on Vocation Boom Radio!

                                I will be talking vocations, nationwide on over 230 EWTN radio affiliates, Sat. 3/29/14 at 4 pm CT with Jerry Usher on the Vocation Boom! radio program. Please feel free to share the above photo!

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”

May you be covered in the dust of your rabbi!

The Gospel reading for Mass yesterday was from Mark 1:14-20. Here’s an excerpt from the Gospel: “As he passed by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting their nets into the sea; they were fishermen. Jesus said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.”Continue reading “May you be covered in the dust of your rabbi!”