It’s not often that I get the chance to write “poetry.” It’s even less often than that, that I share what I write with others besides a spiritual director or close friend. This Fall, I had a rather unfortunate encounter which led me to a beautiful period of prayer. As I sat with the LordContinue reading “When Love Burns So Much It Hurts – a Poem”
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!
The video below is of Archbishop Alexander Sample’s homily on the Liturgy, which he offered on Quinquegesima Sunday at the Brigittine Monastery of Our Lady of Consolation. Wow! Wonderful homily. One of my favorite quotes from it is: “We can have the most beautiful Liturgy in the World, but without love it is for nothing.”Continue reading ““We can have the most beautiful Liturgy in the World, but without love it is for nothing.””
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”
There is a large argument that has been going on for years as to whether or not a priest should wear his collar when out in public, that is a topic that can be discussed at another time, but I want to take that topic and change it to fit another group of men. AsContinue reading “Now is the time of Courageous Priesthood!”
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.
Good-luck to all those running in the Race for Vocations today! Especially to our own men from Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary: Michael Meinhart, Dominic Vahling, Dominic Rankin, Willie Jansen, and Andy Hirsch! You guys will do fantastic!
From Vocation Boom: “Maybe not the holiest or most important day we commemorate during the liturgical year. But for priests and seminarians – really, for all of us – today is a day of unspeakable joy and glory. For the countless times your life has been touched by a priest, or for the innumerable timesContinue reading “Holy Thursday”
The group of us that didn’t go sight-seeing in DC today are now heading into Washington to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. We have to get there early in order to get everyone’s vestments into the crypt church. The rest of the guys will all be heading there on the Metro. Our LadyContinue reading “Headed into DC”
Gassing up in PA. We should roll into Gaithersburg, MD around 2. We’re packed in like sardines but the atmosphere is great and we are excited!