R.I.P. Father Groeschel, Good and Faithful Servant (UPDATED)

Fr. Groeschel

Father Benedict Groeschel, CFR has gone home to God.It's not a surprise:  We'd heard reports of his recent fall, which injured the same arm that had been injured ten years ago in an auto accident.  Doctors who treated him for this most recent injury chose not to repair the damage, fearing that he could not survive surgery in his weakened state; so he was sent home in a great deal of pain.  At 11:00 p.m. Friday, October 3, Father Groeschel slipped away, homebound at last.I wrote about Fat … [Read more...]

Sadness, As a Saint Says Goodbye: Father Groeschel Steps Down

Fr Benedict Groeschel

Thank you, Father Groeschel.  Through the years, your steadfast teaching has kept us on a steady course in our Christian walk.  By your humility and your love, you have taught us how to embrace Christ in the people we meet along life’s journey.  Through your wise counsel, you have helped us to grow in understanding of the Catholic faith. May God bless you for your faithful service, and may He comfort you as you seek to do His will in the seclusion of monastic life.This is a sad day for peop … [Read more...]


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