A Little Boy and the Statue He Loved

Michael Dennis Kirby March 20, 1959 — November 25, 1998 When I was growing up, there was a statue of Saint Vincent de Paul in...

The Mission

WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY–FIFTH WEEK OF THE YEAR II MEMORIAL OF SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL, PRIEST Proverbs 30:5–9 Psalm 118:29, 72, 89, 101, 104, 163...

Saint Thérèse Couderc: Immensely Humble

September 26th is also the feast of Saint Thérèse Couderc (1805–1885), an old friend of mine. Immensely humble, the foundress of the Religious of Our...

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

A recent experience finally pushed me over the edge. Has anyone really read, pencil in hand, Redemptionis Sacramentum, the 2004 Instruction of the Congregation for...