All Souls Day – In Memoriam

Today on All Souls Day and throughout the month of November, we not only remember the dead, but we apply our efforts, through prayer, almsgiving, and the Mass, to their release from Purgatory.  As Christians, we don’t travel through this world alone. Our salvation is wrapped up with the salvation of others, and charity requiresContinue reading “All Souls Day – In Memoriam”

Happy Priesthood Sunday!

Happy Priesthood Sunday yesterday to all of the priests in my life! I thought that I had published this post, but I didn’t so here it is a day late. 🙂 Happy Priesthood Sunday to all of the priests in my life, especially those who have impacted my vocation in such a large way. ThereContinue reading “Happy Priesthood Sunday!”

O Queen of the Holy Rosary!

“Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world.”~Blessed Pope Pius IX Today we celebrate the Memorial of Our Lady Queen of the Holy Rosary! Many Christians, even non-Catholic’s have some vague idea of what a Rosary is. The short, quick, and concise definition of one, incase you were wondering is:Continue reading “O Queen of the Holy Rosary!”

Last night in Kentucky/Summer in Review/The Assumption

Well, the time is finally here. Tomorrow morning I leave for Indianapolis. I have had so many great experiences this summer. I got to spend the summer working at an amazing Catholic youth camp with a fantastic group of men and women, who I am proud to call my friends. I have grown spiritually andContinue reading “Last night in Kentucky/Summer in Review/The Assumption”

Well written article on Pope-Emeritus Benedict’s return to the Vatican.

Well written article on Pope-Emeritus Benedict’s return to the Vatican. “And in the end, whether he calls himself Linus, Sixtus, Julius, Adrian, Clement, Pius, John, Paul, John Paul, Benedict… or now – for the first time – Francis, at his core he’s always the same: that is, Peter – that is, the rock on which the MasterContinue reading “Well written article on Pope-Emeritus Benedict’s return to the Vatican.”

Queen of the May

May is known as the Month of our blessed mother Mary. We giver her a whole month to honor her, because of her great gift of her “Fiat” to the world. I remember fondly the days of May Crownings at St. William’s in Marion. She always looked so pretty decked out in flowers with aContinue reading “Queen of the May”

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!”

Back in the Castle on the Hill

Well, I’m all unpacked and ready to start my next semester of College Seminary tomorrow Morning. Please pray that I am able to wake up, as last semesters first Mass my roommate and I didn’t. Haha. I will also be sharing my Great-Grandmothers gift to our family; the Tradition of the New Years Eve Pretzel.Continue reading “Back in the Castle on the Hill”