This is an incredible video to promote priestly vocations. Well worth watching by anyone in this Year of the Priest. Enjoy.
Happy feast day to the Order of Preachers. From today's Office of Readings: Dominic possessed such great integrity and was so strongly motivated by divine love, that without a doubt he proved to be a bearer of honour and grace. He was a man of great equanimity, except when moved to compassion and mercy. … Continue reading Feast of St. Dominic
On the Feast of the Transfiguration, I always think of St. Peter's exclamation: "It is good that we are here, let us build three booths . . . ." While he seems a bit off the mark, as if he just missed the deeper meaning of what happened, Peter expresses what should be the constant … Continue reading Resting in Him
Today is the feast of St. John Vianney, patron of priests. St. John Vianney used to spend countless hours in the confessional. Would that more priests have this dedication today! Would that we, as lay people, would have the dedication to stand in line for hours to go to confession . . . … Continue reading Pray for our priests
Here's a great new initiative from the Knights of Columbus called Fathers for Good. While I am a "lapsed" Knight (meaning only that I've moved since the last time I attended and have not found a new council and paid new dues), I try to keep up on the programs the Knights put … Continue reading Fathers for Good
I wrote comments on a number of other blogs similar to what I said in my What makes a marriage? post the other day. The comments are almost more disturbing than the wedding dance video. Many of the comments, if not most of the comments, go something like this: I would NEVER want to see … Continue reading I'll take "Distinctions" for 800, Alex