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Engaging the Gospel - Good Shepherd Sunday

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year B): Gospel – John 10:11-18

The early Church cherished the image of Jesus as the Good Shepherd, melding today’s Gospel passage with Psalm 23 to reflect upon how the Lord tends and cares for us. 219 more words


Priestly Perspectives of a Dynamic Church

Catholic Watershed is an outstanding book that offers personal perspectives of six priests during a pivotal time in our American Catholic history. All ordained in Chicago in 1969, Mike Ahlstrom, Larry Duris, Bob Heidenreich, Tom Libera, Ed Upton, and Bill Zavaski, were born in the midst of World War II, raised pre Vatican II, thrust into the changes of Vatican II during their seminary years, served in communities in racially turbulent times, and now are persevering through the clerical sexual abuse scandals. 266 more words


Abuse is never okay

“We are all in this together. We need each other, oh, how we need each other. Those of us who are old need you who are young. 2,065 more words


Two Good Priests Among Many

“I am the good shepherd,” says the Lord.

Exactly ten years ago last Saturday, two men sat together under the dome of St. Peter’s basilica. Since that day, both of these two men have become very famous. 959 more words


TREASURE MAP: Come to the Fathers and Sons Camp-out Set for May 1st and 2nd at Rotary Park

Treasure the relationships you’ll build at the Fathers and Sons Ward Campout, scheduled for May 1 and 2, at Camp Rotary in Ray, Mich. 180 more words

Troy Ward

Priestly Ordination: You are invited!

This is an invitation of a friend who is going to be ordained really soon.

Note that you’ll not be able to see his name above. 144 more words


Restoring Sovereignty and the Path Forward

The world we have inherited is one where the Sovereignty of the Land has been broken.  It’s not a single person’s fault.  It’s not a specific generation’s fault.  2,004 more words