On the Feast of the Holy Family

I have been struck, in the weeks since Christmas, about how often the life of the Holy Family is the subject of the Church’s attention at this time. It’s logical, given that we have just celebrated that rather incredible event of the birth of the second Person of the Godhead into a human family. This […]


Generosity is important. So is predictability. To understand why, we just need to remember some basic facts about vocations. The decision to pursue a vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life is not one to be taken lightly. It profoundly alters the person who makes it, the communities they serve, and the entire Mystical Body […]

Newsletter Fall 2018: Grant Recipients’ Milestones

February 19Sr. Harriet entered the novitiate of Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey in Dubuque, IA. February 20Sr. Vera entered the novitiate of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Miami, FL. (no photo available) April 28Sr. Maria Vianney made her perpetual vows with the Dominican Sisters of the Immaculate Conception […]