In the following years, through formation as well as regular spiritual direction, I found the question of the life of a brother arising again and again within my prayer and reflection.
Is there a certain gift of the Holy Spirit that I know I lack, but would like to gain in order to serve those around me more full
Fr. Peyton shows us by his life that if we entrust our futures into the hands of the Blessed Mother she can use us to change lives in ways we could have never imagined on our own.
There is no failure the Lord's love cannot reverse, no humiliation He cannot exchange for blessing, no anger He cannot dissolve, no routine He cannot transfigure.
As his pastoral year at the University of Portland draws to a close, seminarian Mike Palmer, C.S.C. reflects on how his residence hall has embraced its family identity in an amazing and unusual way.
The Easter Proclamation says "To ransom a slave you gave away your Son." Absurd. Irrational. Excessive. True love.
The joy that I felt for my brothers as they became priests of Jesus Christ in Holy Cross was overwhelming, and I am so happy for them as they begin their priestly ministry.
All of you here have made an impact on my life, and in your own way have helped guide me to this moment.
This trek through Rome is an image of our longer journey as a pilgrim people treading the way to reconciliation with God.
Thomas cries out on behalf of all people who know the pain of separated-ness. And without even knowing it, he identifies the source of healing for that pain.