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Father Francis P. DeSiano, CSP | 02/03/14

This blog is the third in a three-part series on evangelization. Of course we need to call all Catholics to the fullness of discipleship, expressed...

Father John J. Geaney, CSP | 01/30/14

What is ordinary? Last week we began Ordinary Time in our annual liturgical calendar. As you came to church, you noticed that the Christmas trees...

Father Francis P. DeSiano, CSP | 01/29/14

This is the second in a three-part series on evangelization. As we work our way through our vision of evangelization and discipleship, we have to...

Father Terrence P. Ryan, CSP | 01/21/14

I prefer that people tell me what they believe rather than tell me what I am supposed to believe. Tell me of your experience of...

Father John J. Geaney, CSP | 01/20/14

Today we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. with a holiday. He was the major leader of the civil rights movement of the...

Father Thomas Ryan, CSP | 01/18/14

Every year from Jan. 18-25 in churches around the world, there is a Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. It should not be taken for...

Father Francis P. DeSiano, CSP | 01/15/14

This is the first in a three-part series about evangelization Is evangelization inevitability elitist? This questions comes up in several ways very often when dealing...

Father John J. Geaney, CSP | 01/13/14

Jesus intended to have one Church. He says that in the Scriptures, “That they also may be one, as you Father are in me and...

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 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...