Paulist Profiles

April 21, 2014

A sermon by Father Walter Elliott, CSP (1913)

April 20, 2014
Happy Easter! Paulist President Father Michael B. McGarry offers a Christian adaptation to the Hebrew prayer celebrating God’s mercy in his Easter message to you.
April 14, 2014

The following is a reflection from Paulist Founder and Servant of God, Father Isaac Hecker.

Take up your cross

Jesus Christ enjoined us to sell all we have and give it to the poor, if we would be his disciples. He also said, “Take up your cross and follow me.” Everyone is supposed to have a cross. Jesus does not ask us to get rid of it, but to take it up and follow him.

April 11, 2014
What is Holy Week all about? What is the Chrism Mass? What is the Easter Triduum? Paulist Father Ron Franco explains Holy Week’s mysteries of salvation from the regal Palm Sunday procession to the “solemnity of solemnities” celebrating Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday.
April 7, 2014
Horseshoe Bay, Texas, did what it did best – bond over a round of golf. The St. Paul’s Golf Tournament raised approximately $80,000 for St. Paul’s Parish that serves the golf enclave and surrounding community. Read more and view photos from the event!
March 31, 2014

Father Hecker preached from the pulpit of the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York in 1864:


The humanity of Christ

Our humanity longed for and needed a closer and easier communication with God. God responded to this deep longing in our nature and has come near to us in the person of his Incarnate Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ.

March 31, 2014
The Paulist Fathers are excited to announce the launch of its new planned giving program: The Paulist Fathers Hecker Legacy Society
March 24, 2014
Has your Lent gotten off to a slow start? It’s not too late to experience the blessings of this holy season and consider extending Lenten practices throughout the entire year, says Father Thomas Ryan, CSP.
March 17, 2014

The following text was written by Servant of God, Father Isaac Hecker, as found in his notes for retreats, dated 1854.


True happiness

God in commanding us to love him with our whole heart, mind, soul and strength only enjoined upon us to seek our highest and greatest happiness. God alone is the health of our intelligence and the delight of our will – the completion of our desires, wants and faculties.

March 17, 2014
What happened in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas, after some 150 Paulist priests, students, associates and collaborators gathered for the Paulist Pre-assembly. Get in on the action and view photos of the event!