Sede Vacante, Conclave, and Habemus Papam – What’s a priest to do?!

I never thought I’d have a conclave during my first year of priesthood!  What’s a parish priest to do?!  I remember visiting a parish youth group retreat during the interregnum and conclave that elected Benedict.  The priest was wearing red vestments and praying to the Holy Spirit to assist the cardinals as they tried to [Read More...]

Video and Text of Cardinal Dolan at the DNC

This is going to get a lot of people talking…  Cardinal Dolan prayed at the conclusion of the DNC, making references to welcoming those waiting to be born and religious freedom. The video and text of His Eminence’s prayer is below.   With a “firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence,”  let us close [Read More...]