Paulist Profiles

July 21, 2014

Yielding to God


Servant of God and Paulist founder Isaac Thomas Hecker wrote:

July 21, 2014
From Jesus changing water into wine in Cana to Jesus turning wine into his Sacred Blood at the Last Supper, scriptural references to the fruit of the vine abound. Beer? Not so much. Paulist student Michael Hennessy traces the Catholic tradition of brewing.
July 15, 2014


Servant of God Isaac Thomas Hecker wrote:

July 7, 2014

London, U.K. – Landings International, the Paulist ministry of reconciliation that welcomes people back to the Catholic Church is off to a successful re-launch in the United Kingdom. Approximately 100 people gathered at Heythrop College, the Jesuit-run specialty college for philosophy and theology at the University of London, for a daylong event: “Ministries of Welcoming in the Church: A Conference on Healing and Reconciliation in the U.K.”

July 1, 2014

Author’s note: Here are some short pieces from Hecker’s last book, The Church and the Age (1887). I think they speak for themselves as Hecker the citizen talks about the founding principles of the nation. –Father Paul Robichaud, CSP


June 30, 2014
On this Independence Day, we recall the vital part played by Catholic immigrants in building this country and work of Catholic institutions, which serve Americans of all religions and enrich our shared American culture.
June 23, 2014

Not yet angels


“He who does not pray, that is, has no desire to talk with God, is dead, and lacks both true life and real sense.”

– St. John Chrysostom.


June 23, 2014
Are you wondering what to read this summer? Paulist Press has four books that are bound to inform and inspire. Take a look!
June 17, 2014

Heroic Virtue

My God, a saint is like you, as far as it is possible for you to take on human form. The saint alone is truly free, his actions are eternal and his life universal. Who knows what sanctity is? A saint is an “alter Christus” – another Christ.

June 16, 2014
Forgiveness is often easier said than done, but is a necessary step on the path to reconciliation, said Father Frank Desiderio, CSP, whose parish missions and retreats on the process of forgiveness have changed lives.