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Just Showing Up

Posted by Mr. Tim Mouton, C.S.C. on

"A wise priest once asked me what I thought the most important aspect of religious life was," said Tim Mouton, C.S.C., a temporarily professed seminarian at Moreau Seminary. "I kind of shrugged my shoulders and said, 'Faith, I guess.' He gave me a smile that seemed to say, 'Really?' Then he...

What Seminarians Do for Lent

Posted by Mr. Michael Marshall on

"A few weeks ago, I began preparing for Lent by deciding what I would give up," writes Michael Marshall of Old College Undergraduate Seminary. "As I pondered these questions, a random question came into my head. What do priests give up for Lent? … It will have to remain a mystery for now...

A Meeting Place of Heaven and Earth

Posted by Fr. Jim Phalan, C.S.C. on

"The National Shrine Nossa Senhora da Conceição Aparecida, Our Lady of Aparecida, 'Queen and Patroness of Brazil' is located between Sáo Paulo and Rio de Janeiro," writes Fr. Jim Phalan, C.S.C. "I have come to Aparecida to consecrate our work here once more to Our Lady, and...

Better than the BCS

Posted by Mr. Stephen Barany on

"Roses, Oranges, Fiestas. Sugar and Cotton. The first week of January in America is all about college football, crowning champions, and dishing out glory," writes Mr. Stephen Barany, a postulant at Moreau Seminary. "And while there is nothing wrong with a perishable crown here or there, we know...