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Father Francis P. DeSiano, CSP | 01/10/14

Following is a homily for the weekend of Sunday, January 12, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. I was giving a talk about...

Stuart A. Wilson-Smith, CSP | 01/08/14

Normally when I go home to Canada, I encounter the most frustration at the customs office. But lineups aside, the border crossing was actually quite...

Father Francis P. DeSiano, CSP | 01/06/14

Christmas Day was wonderful. After 7:30 a.m. Mass, I made the easy drive to New Jersey, where I was able to hang out with my...

Father Larry Rice, CSP | 01/06/14

Father Larry A. Rice, CSP In December 2013, an article in the New York Times summarized decades of research that social scientists have conducted to...

Father Terrence P. Ryan, CSP | 01/02/14

Throughout the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, girls flocked to religious orders in Christianity. What happened? Education. The great founders of religious orders of women...

Father John J. Geaney, CSP | 12/29/13

A researcher recently asked himself, “What makes me happy?” – and then he did some research to back up what he found out. He believes...

Father Michael McGarry, CSP | 12/29/13

Father Michael McGarry, CSP, President of the Paulist Fathers To me, each New Year is an opportunity – an opportunity for a fresh start that...

Father Francis P. DeSiano, CSP | 12/27/13

The following is a homily for Sunday, Dec. 29, the Feast of the Holy Family.   Learning a language has some hidden difficulties. We presume,...

Father Michael B. McGarry, CSP | 12/23/13

How did Ben Franklin put it? “Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” A bit cynical, to be sure. Guests arrive and we...

12/22/13

Merry Christmas from the Paulist Fathers! The following are the Scripture readings for the Christmas Midnight Mass.   First Reading: Isaiah 9:1-6 The people who...

12/22/13

Reading 1: Is 7:10-14 The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying: Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God; let it be deep as the...