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Priestess in my family

I’m a sloppy blog writer, so apologizes as always —

There are so many ways in which my role as a mom (parent) over my children is similar to the role of the priest over a group of people. 397 more words

Scripture Studies

When Padre Pio met a cherub angel. When Father Byers knew nothing at all.

You can read things dozens of times over the years and just not “get it” at all. That’s me. But this year when I read the following letter of Padre Pio, I was mesmerized. 1,711 more words

Missionaries Of Mercy

Padre Pio's letter to Pope Paul VI on Humanae Vitae just before he died

Your Holiness:

Availing myself of Your Holiness’ meeting with the Capitular Fathers, I unite myself in spirit with my Brothers, and in a spirit of faith, love and obedience to the greatness of Him whom you represent on earth, offer my respectful homage to Your August Person, humbly kneeling at Your feet. 351 more words

Vocations

Magnify through Ministering

Before getting to my primary topic tonight, brethren, a quick word about PPIs…

Please take advantage of PPIs.  One good reason to do so is to sustain your Elders Quorum presidency or High Priest Group leadership.  2,409 more words

Church Talks

Padre Pio's heart in Boston: Final Insult

The relic of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina will be at the Cathedral in Boston today. Just my opinion, but this seems to me to be the final insult launched against this great saint. 744 more words

Missionaries Of Mercy

Celibacy: Burden... Or Gift?

Outside of rare circumstances, all priests in the Catholic Church are required to be celibate. You can choose ordination or marriage, but not both. For many, this is a heavy burden to carry, requiring one to either be “ 279 more words

Discernment

Shawshanked in reverse 23 years later: Fr Gordon MacRae & Pornchai Moontri

Father Gordon MacRae, wrongfully convicted and wrongfully imprisoned 23 years ago, has published the front page article on SperoNews today: The Shawshank Redemption and Its Real-World Version… 78 more words

Vocations