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To celebrate the 175th anniversary of Isaac Hecker's baptism, we're re-releasing "The Paulist Vocation," a book with many of his writings, as a free download.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 07/29/19

I don’t usually take spiritual advice from Woody Allen, but he’s onto something here…

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 07/22/19

What does it mean for Jesus to tell Martha that Mary has chosen “the better part”?

Jennifer Szweda Jordan | 07/19/19

Paulist Fr. Tom Holahan is interviewed about his love of the creative world and how it shaped his decision to become a Paulist.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 07/15/19

What does Jesus want us to do about the immigration crisis?


Please pray for Paulist Fathers beginning new pastoral assignments this month!

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 07/08/19

The Holy Spirit has given all of us the afflictions, the foolishness, and the weaknesses we need to proclaim the gospel far and wide.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 07/01/19

How often do each of us make unnecessary distinctions between the ordinary tasks of life and the life of discipleship?

Jennifer Szweda Jordan | 07/01/19

Paulist Fr. Rich Colgan serves as our director of novices, accompanying the men who are in the first year of formation (“novitiate”) at our seminary...

Kevin Cummings | 06/28/19

Kevin Cummings, father of newly ordained Paulist Fr. Evan Cummings, writes movingly about his feelings after seeing his son join the priesthood.

Jennifer Szweda Jordan | 06/28/19

Evan Cummings' friends, family, and Paulist brothers reflect on the meaning of his ordination.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 06/17/19

Let’s be deliberate in accepting the compliments, the gifts, and the help offered to us.