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Changing World; Stagnant Formation

By Matt Keppel

The times are a changing, but will our schools of formation follow suit? At this delicate juncture of the Church, it seems like our seminaries better get on board or be left behind. 781 more words

Practical Theology

The Priesthood and the SSPX

Many Saints have spoken on the greatness of the Priest.

The Priesthood is the love of the Heart of Jesus.  Just as Our Lord’s  Church was born from his side as Eve from the side of Adam, so too did He give us the Priesthood, for there is no Church without the Priesthood and no Priesthood without the Church.   1,053 more words


Joy as ordination takes place in Merthyr Tydfil

There was immense joy at St Illtyd’s, Dowlais today as one of their own was ordained by Archbishop George Stack to the Sacred Priesthood.  Fr Gareth Thomas was ordained for the Passionist order and was their first ordination for 21 years. 147 more words


From the Pitch to the Priesthood~ The Story of Chase Hilgenbrinck

Hi Everyone,

Today I will be featuring a lesser known athlete named Chase Hilgenbrinck but his story is quite interesting and very relatable to this blog. 373 more words

Quick quotation from Joseph Smith on the equal enjoyment of all when we work with the Spirit

From this: http://josephsmithpapers.org/paperSummary/discourse-6-april-1837

“From a view of the requirements of the servants of God to preach the gospel, he  remarked that few were qualified even to be priests, and if a priest understood  his duty, his calling and ministry and  preached by the Holy Ghost, his enjoyment is as great as if he were one of the presidency”


A clear injunction denied

This is No. 15 in the series. Please read my introduction and explanation here.

“Bless me, Father, for I have sinned.”

“That was a wonderful homily, Father Bob.” 777 more words


Gone God: In Movies and Marriage.

I recently saw two movies that could not be less similar in story and genre:  Gone Girl and Annabelle. While these movies in many ways differ greatly, the themes of family and married life are prominent in both. 2,523 more words