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On Saturday, May 20, Paulist Fr. Matthew Berrios, Paulist Fr. Steven Petroff and Paulist Fr. Stuart Wilson-Smith were ordained to the priesthood.

Jennifer Szweda Jordan | 05/18/17

Paulist Deacon Steven Petroff is a model for anyone who believes that if you work hard and stay close to God, doors that appeared closed...

Jennifer Szweda Jordan | 05/17/17

Paulist Deacon Stuart Wilson-Smith describes his seminary days with the Paulists as an "adventure." It's also how he envisions his life as a priest.

Jennifer Szweda Jordan | 05/15/17

Changed plans and a chance encounter set Deacon Matt Berrios on the path to his ordination this weekend.


Forty years ago today a new group of Paulists was ordained at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City.

Paulist Fr. James Lloyd | 05/13/17

Paulist Fr. James Lloyd Remembers His Mother, the Vaudevillian.


Three Paulists celebrate the 60th anniversary of their ordinations to the priesthood today.

Jennifer Szweda Jordan | 05/11/17

In his 60 years as a priest, Paulist Fr. Vinny McKiernan has developed a unique voice and a distinctive philosophy.

Paul Snatchko | 11/07/16

The synod looked at ways to address the pastoral challenges in Amoris Laetitia ("The Joy of Love"), Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on marriage and family.

Paulist Fr. Larry Rice | 09/10/16

Like many people, today I’m celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek. Apart from my Catholic faith, I can’t imagine any single...

Paul Snatchko | 08/19/16

A look at Paulist seminarian Richard Whitney who made his first profession on August 13.

Paulist Fr. Thomas Ryan | 08/02/16

Paulist Fr. Thomas Ryan provides perspectives on how the Councils of Trent and Vatican II differed in their approaches to the controversial questions of the...