Paulist Profiles

February 24, 2015

These next few weeks we will be publishing Servant of God Isaac Hecker’s notes on prayer. They were written in 1850s and used in his early morning class on prayer that he often conducted during the parish missions. Hecker would hold class often at 6 a.m. in the morning to prepare people to receive Baptism, Reconciliation or First Communion. The class was often a jumble of different people from potential converts to cradle Catholics who had never received the sacraments of initiation.


February 23, 2015
Lent is the perfect time to focus on your personal conversion, a tenet central to the New Evangelization. Father Frank DeSiano, CSP, talks about the levels of conversion we experience every day.
February 18, 2015
Sun or snow, our Lenten journey may be messy at times, but leads us to the glory of Easter, says Paulist President Father Eric Andrews.
February 16, 2015
As we celebrate President’s Day, Father Paul Robichaud, CSP, shares six things you didn’t know about Paulists and their relationships with U.S. presidents and presidential candidates.
February 9, 2015
Meet Father John Hurley, CSP, who created New Evangelization Strategies to assist parishes and dioceses in creating not just believers, but disciples.
February 2, 2015
Meet Father Ivan Tou, CSP, and Dat Tran, CSP, the new priests on staff at Newman Hall-Holy Spirit Parish in Berkeley, and how they are making this Paulist ministry shine for students and residents.
January 23, 2015
In celebration of the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle – the patron and namesake of the Paulist Fathers – Father Frank DeSiano, CSP, writes on Paul, “missionary par excellence” and messenger of God’s grace.
January 23, 2015

By Father Ronald Franco, CSP

January 19, 2015
Father Bruce Nieli, CSP, explores the connection between his priesthood, an assignment in Memphis and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 12, 2015
The annual International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is Jan. 18-25. Father Tom Ryan, CSP, discussed this year’s theme and Jesus’ desire that “they may all be one.”