How to Grow in Holiness
Father Carmen Mele
One summer during priestly formation, I was traveling in West Virginia with the Dominican preaching team there. Somehow I learned that my best friend’s father had died. The man had been very solicitous of me, a kind of surrogate...
Serving Multiple Parishes
Sister Katarina Schuth
Accepting change is difficult in so many instances, especially when something new and different does not seem to be...
A Priest in Full
In Ash Wednesday’s Gospel, Jesus has some helpful guidance for how priests can experience Lent as an opportunity for...
The Spiritual Practice of Letting Go and Receiving
Father Ronald Patrick Raab
In the summer of 1999, I attended a retreat and conference at the University of Notre Dame. Our retreat...
‘You Have to Live It’
Father Michael Ackerman
March holds a number of annual celebrations within it. There is, of course, St. Patrick’s Day, which is a...
‘Isms’ That Poison the Heart
Father David J. Bonnar
When I was in high school, there was an advanced political science course called “Isms.” The class focused on...