Some years ago when I was visiting Moreau Seminary, a group of our transitional deacons were leafing through catalogues in the process of picking out their ordination chalices. I mentioned that we had a large inventory of chalices from our deceased confreres in storage.
The One we celebrate is holy, and we are made holy through our participation in those mysteries. Fr. Phalan, C.S.C., celebrates Holy Week in some remote parts of San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
What the bishops, my brother priests, and I offered to Pat and Adam in laying our hands on them had little to do with our ministerial achievements, but rather simply passing on that which we had once received…
Sometimes it is perplexing to explain why it makes sense for a priest to teach anything other than theology. However, the witness of a priest, even in a "secular" discipline, opens doors in surprising and unexpected ways.
The Congregation of Holy Cross has a proud tradition of priests who serve as military chaplains. Now, a current seminarian seeks to follow those who have gone before.
End of the year festivities—and finals!—are in full swing at Fisher Hall at Notre Dame. David Halm, CSC, shares some moments from these last days of the semester, and reflects on the joys of his ministry there this year.
Waiting and praying with thousands of pilgrims from all over the world, Old Collegian Charlie Skinner came to a greater appreciation of the working of Divine Providence in the lives of the Church's two newest saints.