Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Opinion

Is it still worth it to be a Catholic priest?

In 2002, I heard the call to become a priest. That was the year that the Boston Globe first ran articles about the clerical sex abuse crisis.

Be a Silver Lining to Those in Darkness

‘To honor the World Day of the Sick, let’s ask ourselves how we can help someone passing through this COVID storm.’

What Did Pope Francis Really say About the Death Penalty and Life Imprisonment?

The recent statement of Pope Francis on the death penalty and the use of prisons as punishment have been treated as revolutionary in the media at large. In fact, his words are revolutionary – precisely because they are exactly in line with what the Catholic Church and Popes before him have taught.

Opinion: “We Must Think About Our Relationship With God and Others”

Photo: Sr. Paul Gallagher leads the retreat group in song. Photo: Sr. Josephine Goebel, CSA The Lenten Retreat “To Turn Round Right” given by Sr. Paula Gallagher on April 5th at Sacred Heart Retreat House was a day of reflection. The...

Letter to the Editor: Benedict and the Conclave

Since the "abdication" of Pope Benedict XVI I have felt a gnawing need to stand up for Pope Benedict in particular, and for the Roman Catholic Church in general

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CC075: Work to Live – Don’t Live To Work

Hard work, properly ordered, is good, but not when it's focused on chasing material goods or wealth which will never bring true happiness.

St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Gallup Bids Farewell to Franciscans

For the first time in sixty years, St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Gallup, NM, will no longer be run by Franciscans.
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CC074: Preserving the Sanctity of the Eucharist

Publicly withholding the Eucharist from some Catholics is an act of love and a call to repentance.

New V8s for Vocations Garage Placed Under the Patronage of St. Joseph the Worker

“Manual work is taking place for a missionary and sacred end - which is to form priests.”

Join us in Praying for the Repose of the Soul of Fr. Robert Badger (1973-2021)

“He was an outstanding priest and a true son of the Church, which was expressed through the pastoral care of the people entrusted to him."