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Celebration of 95th Death Anniversary of Fr. Dehon in Cagayan de Oro I

Fr. Francis Pupkowski, SCJ

The celebration of the 95th death anniversary of Fr. Leo John Dehon, the founder of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SCJ), in the formation community in Cagayan de Oro City was preceded as usual with the nine-day novena. 218 more words

SCJ Philippine Region

Starting a New Pastorate During a Global Pandemic

I became pastor of a church and three weeks later the quarantine started. I had been searching for a church for about four months, but then everything came together remarkably fast. 934 more words

Pastoral Ministry

Throwback Thursday ~ 4 Ways We're Getting Women's Discipleship Wrong, and How We Can Get it Right!

Originally published November 2, 2018

In the days leading up to Wednesday’s observance of Reformation Day, I directed your attention, in part, to the brave and godly… 2,184 more words

Christian Women

August 13 Bible reading

August 13 Psalm 95 1 Corinthians 7:36-40; 8 Ecclesiastes 7; 8; 9:1-12

Please read the suggested passages, prayerfully consider them, and the questions below. My comments here may be helpful after those moments. 483 more words


He's watching and listening!

For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil. 9 more words


Nuanced Initiative

Earlier this week I shared a post about the importance of taking initiative. I would recommend reading it, here. However, over the last couple of days I’ve been thinking a little more about initiative and I wanted to add this nuanced post-script. 435 more words


Purpose, Mission and Vision

I’ll be starting the devotions on Hebrews tomorrow, but wanted to add this about the church and vision.

The other day I was with a few Christians interested in the local church. 603 more words