Spes Unica Blog

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Spes Unica Blog


2017 Ordination Homily

Posted by Bishop Arthur J. Colgan, C.S.C. on

Bishop Yves, (Father Epping), Father O’Hara, Brothers and Sisters in Holy Cross, Parents, Family and Friends of Ryan and Michael. By virtue of our Baptism all of us are consecrated “as a spiritual house and a holy priesthood.” In Lumen Gentium, the document of Vatican II on...

Reflection Before My Ordination

Posted by Fr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C. on

It is hard to believe that the time is so near! A journey that started when I was a small kid is going to be realized this Saturday when I am ordained to the priesthood.  It certainly seems very surreal that the ordination is a few days away and my life will change dramatically very...

The Hands of the Shepherds

Posted by Fr. Mike Palmer, C.S.C. on

Ever since I arrived at Christ the King Parish last July, I’ve gone by many names and titles. Not because I had any say in the matter—it simply comes with the territory when you wear the Roman collar. In my case, I happen to look enough like my predecessor, Fr. Chris Rehagen--tall...