Today is Saturday, April 21, 2018
Sharing God’s love in Haiti
Missionaries go to Chicago, use hands, Holy Spirit to help needy
Friday, April 13, 2018
Over Spring Break, I was one of eight student missionaries sent by SMU Catholic Campus Ministry to partner with students from Southeast Missouri State University to...
Father Whitfield: Reflecting on Winnie-the-Pooh and the Season of Lent
Thursday, February 15, 2018
At the beginning of Lent, I always think about Winnie-the-Pooh, particularly the time he got stuck in Rabbit’s front door. You remember the story: he’d eaten too...
Bishop Kelly: Blessed Stanley Francis Rother: Priest and Martyr
Thursday, October 5, 2017
The Mass for the Beatification of Father Stanley Francis Rother took place at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City on Sept. 23. Over 15,000 attended. Father...
St. Bernard on Christmas
Thursday, December 17, 2015
In his sixth homily for the Vigil of Christmas, St. Bernard suggests how we might best prepare for the coming of Christ into our hearts. He contrasts the newness of...
Understanding how the elderly suffer with Christ
Friday, October 16, 2015
A certain hesitation grips me whenever an elderly person asks me, a young priest, for advice, whether spiritual or practical. My usual response is to remind him or her...
Sports can serve as a training ground for faith
St. Paul’s continued relevance for our contemporary culture is evident in a beautiful passage devoted to an understanding of sports as an image for the life of...
Let us help our country; let us be ourselves
America is truly a land of opportunity. Our country is a “melting pot” of ethnic, linguistic and religious realities, a pluralistic society in which there are...
Understanding the dynamic gift of solidarity
By Father John Bayer Special to The Texas Catholic With the Immaculate Conception on Dec. 8 and Christmas on Dec. 25, my thoughts were drawn to think about how...
Father Roch: Epiclesis and Consecration
After the Sanctus, the thanksgiving prayer to the father through the son continues and leads us to the epiclesis, a solemn invocation of the Holy Spirit to consecrate...
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