Easter Vigil at Well of Saint Jacoba

Last evening the Community of Christ our Hope celebrated the Easter Vigil Service. Encompassing the bringing of the light as we all lit our candles from the Pascal Candle. Followed by the readings, homily and Holy Communion. Present were Bishop Peter, Graham, Jessica and Rev Br. Andrew Blair, a small group because many of our [...]

Limitless Poetry- a Eucharistic Christmas

Holy Eucharist is the sacrament that renews the earth. Asking what you can do for your country? Make a good Communion. Make a visit to the tabernacle. Much more will follow. God will make limitless poetry out of the prose of your life, and he will renew the face of the earth, beginning with your [...]

Let Us Adore Him

Richard Fragomeni, a priest of the Diocese of Albany, New York, is an associate professor of liturgy and preaching at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He presents workshops at major Catholic conferences as well as parish retreats and missions. His current work is in the field of word and sacrament: the intersection of symbolic [...]

Saint of the Day October 12th

Francis Xavier Seelos Zeal as a preacher and a confessor led Father Seelos to works of compassion as well. Born in southern Bavaria, he studied philosophy and theology in Munich. On hearing about the work of the Redemptorists among German-speaking Catholics in the United States, he came to this country in 1843. Ordained at the [...]

A Place at Gods Table for everyone

The Church and the Kingdom of God 11th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME B When I was reflecting on the text for next Sunday's Eucharistic celebration,, it occurred to me that by changing one word in the Prayer Thought we have a succinct theology of the Kingdom of God. A Place at Gods Table for every one Prayer [...]

Anniversary of Ministry

Ordination Card. July 5, 2013, marks a decade (or as one smart friend remarked, a “decayed”) since I was ordained Priest in the Service of the People of God. Looking back and reflecting upon those 10 years of Ministry, has me doing a quick mental exercise: What on earth have I done for Christ’s sake!? [...]