Study Released Regarding Educational Debt and Vocations

For those interested in educational debt and religious life, CARA has released a study regarding educational debt as a roadblock for many considering religious life. The issue of educational debt poses a major concern for the church and the future of vocations, said Holy Cross Brother Paul Bednarczyk, the conference’s executive director. “One thing we […]

Reflection: “I Thirst”

At the beginning of Lent, I was invited to share a meditation on one of Christ’s seven last words at today’s Good Friday services at my parish, Holy Family Cathedral – Jesus’ Fifth Word: I Thirst.  What follows is that mediation. *** After this, aware that everything was now finished, in order that the scripture […]

Another Bend in the Road Uphill

As I’ve written before, if there’s one thing the past several months, well, few years, have taught me is that God works in ways and a timeframe completely different than our own.  Several months ago, I had resigned myself to that fact that, at least for the time, I had turned over the rocks available […]