Holy Father, I want to be a priest!

The Anchoress just posted again the story and video of Nathan telling Pope Francis that he wants to be a priest.  It’s incredible moving.  And its a story that is my own as well.  You see, the same thing has happened to me.  Twice.  The first time, it happened in October of 2002.  I was [Read More…]

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The Church is Alive, The Church is young!

This week the focus of the Catholic Church is on Rio for World Youth Day.  Pope Francis arrived yesterday to a very enthusiastic (sometimes too much so) crowd.  Parish duties prevented me from attending WYD this year, but I have been to two World Youth Days in the past – Toronto and Cologne. Bishop DiMarzio [Read More…]

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