Holy Family Consecration – Day One

Act of Consecration to St. Joseph O Glorious Patriarch and Patron of the Catholic Church! O Virgin Spouse of the Mother of God, and guardian and foster father of the


I was thinking back again to my seminary days back in the 1980s. I was asking myself, once more, why the rosary was not encouraged and, worse yet, why there

Joint Operations – March For Life Meets Kneel For Life

MARCH FOR LIFE – BOOTS ON THE GROUND The U.S. Pro-Life Movement is sending hundreds of thousands of special operations troops into the nation’s capitol. These are among the nation’s finest

Lent 2016!! Basic Training in Holiness!!

We need to pray … YES!!  But, even more than that, we need SAINTS!! Our world needs saints right now. Evil people are being aggressively evil, while far too many are


“Neither theological knowledge nor social action alone is enough to keep us in love with Christ unless both are proceeded by a personal encounter with Him. Theological insights are gained

Recruiting for Recovery Mission

We’re looking for recruits for a Personnel Recovery Mission (PRM) dubbed “Operation Danny Boy.” The “PRM Special Force” is an elite group of tactical warriors who are trained to execute conventional and non-conventional

Forward, Into the Breach! Calling All Catholic Men!

“And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before Me for the land …” Ezekiel 22:30 MEN … these are

St. John Neumann and Gramma’s Prayers

Today is the feast day of St. John Neumann. I have a special relationship with this holy saint. Let me tell you why. I have been a priest for 27

Vigil of the Epiphany: Special Blessing of Water

Fr. John Zuhlsdorf​, along with the Knights of Divine Mercy Schola Cantorum, will be offering the rite of blessing for the Vigil of the Epiphany. Salt and chalk will also

Go Beyond Parish Programs

I was having a discussion with some very strong Catholics from around the United States. We were discussing our distaste with all of the “parish programs” that seem to “thin