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Father Terrence P. Ryan, CSP | 10/31/13

Some time ago, I was going to a counseling center and a woman had an appointment about the same time as mine for awhile. She...

Father Charles R. Kullmann, CSP | 10/30/13

This week, on Nov. 1, we celebrate the Feast of All Saints. On Saturday, Nov. 2, we celebrate the Feast of All Souls. Friday we...

Father Thomas A. Kane, CSP | 10/28/13

Here is the New Evangelization in a nutshell: • The New Evangelization has Jesus as the center. • The New Evangelization is not about parish...

Father Terrence P. Ryan, CSP | 10/25/13

Talk about confusion! The Vatican says that the Diocese of Freiburg, Germany, would confuse people if they began to give Communion to the divorced. Well...

Father Charles R. Kullmann, CSP | 10/21/13

Recently I was hearing confessions for the students at St. Dominic Savio High School in North Austin. As I was getting ready the students came...

Father John J. Geaney, CSP | 10/18/13

The government shutdown finally ended. Nonetheless, it is important for us to reflect on what the role of government is in our times especially when...

Father Francis P. DeSiano, CSP | 10/17/13

Proselytism is solemn nonsense. This stunning statement came from Pope Francis in his conversation with the Italian atheist who founded the Roman newspaper, La Repubblica....

Father Charles R. Kullmann, CSP | 10/15/13

This month of October is Respect Life Month. We are called all year long, but especially in this month of October, to pray and work...

Father Terrence P. Ryan, CSP | 10/11/13

I come to realize that it is easier to find God than to find a doctor who will make an appointment with me. I can...

Stuart A. Wilson-Smith, CSP | 10/08/13

Being a religious seminarian engaged in forms of new media like twitter and blogging (to the greatest degree possible given the demands of seminary formation)...

Father Charles R. Kullmann, CSP | 10/07/13

Our new Pope – Francis – has been causing quite a stir. In addition to his thought-provoking homily given at World Youth Day in Rio...

Father Thomas Ryan, CSP | 10/03/13

Francis of Assisi is one of the few saints in the Catholic calendar honored by the different religions around the world.  And with the election...