Old St. Mary's Church is Chicago's oldest parish, but it took a big step toward the future this month when it broke ground on a parish center that will allow it to "reach out with love to the entire community.”
Meet the five Paulists celebrating their 25th and 50th anniversaries of ordination in 2015: Fathers George Fitzgerald, Joachim Lally, Charles Martin, John Ardis and Marcos Zamora.
"Religious life allows me to follow Christ and live the Gospel in a very focused way," says Father Frank Desiderio, CSP, first consultor of the Paulist Fathers. Read more about his journey in religious life!
Meet Father Joe Scott, CSP, a participant in “Conversations with Neighborhood Clergy,” an program Los Angeles’ Westwood neighborhood designed to knock down boundries between faiths.
"The saint alone is truly free, his actions are eternal and his life universal," said Paulist founder Father Isaac Hecker in an 1858 reflection. Read the entire passage and a modern reflection by Father Paul Robichaud, CSP.