From Omaha, Nebraska

This summer, seminarians Steven Bertonazzi, John March, Christopher Myers and Carlo Santa Teresa are in Omaha, Nebraska, attending the Institute for Priestly Formation. Chris Myers offers the following reflection on their experience thus far: As we four reach our fourth week here in Nebraska, I have had a great chance...

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Our Guide and Model

This past Saturday, the Church celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima to three letter shepherd children. To these unassuming little shepherds, Mary, whose month we celebrate, asked them to be messengers of peace to a world that was ravaged with war, a world...

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Thanking God for the Gift of Life

April 25 has always been my favorite date of the year. Not because it is the latest date that Easter can be, nor because it is mentioned as the “perfect date” in the movie “Miss Congeniality” (“Its not too hot, not too cold; all you need is a light jacket”),...

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Why?

“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide; so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.” – John 15:16 I think one could make an...

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Yes, I Choose You God

This past Saturday we celebrated the Solemnity of the Annunciation. While I was at Mass, the celebrant delivered a great homily to the congregation, but I would like to highlight two words that this priest spoke about. The two repetitive words this priest repeated again and again were “presence” and...

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Lenten Discernment

Well, I don’t know about you but it is hard for me to believe that we are already half way through the season of Lent. Lent is the forty days that the Church journeys through together, partaking in the three famous attributes of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Each year we...

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