The Trauma of Child Sexual Abuse

The trauma was not only caused by priests; it includes all clerical orders and other Church personnel. It’s not just a problem in the United States or the Northern Hemisphere; it’s worldwide. It’s not only sexual abuse. We now... Read More

St. Charles Borromeo: A Saint for Today

St. Charles Borromeo (1538–84) is a saint for our time. The heroic virtue that characterized his life helped the...

The Litany of the Saints

The Catholic Church has many devotions that inspire and enkindle our hearts: receiving the Eucharist, adoring the cross on...

Another Look at the Order of Christian Funerals

The Order of Christian Funerals (OCF), as with many of the revised ritual books now in use since the...


Suffering and Triumph

I often need help with grief. I carry within my body the shards of not only my grief but... Read More

Remembering our Deceased Priests

It is a tradition in our diocese every July to have a clergy golf outing that brings the brothers... Read More