Bishop Joseph N. Perry: Men And Mass

From the CMCS archives, in this video Bishop Joseph Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago, reflects on the importance of Sunday Mass to Catholic men and their families. Bishop Perry oversees Catholic Men Chicago Southland, an Apostolate that works to encourage and support Catholic men to grow spiritually and to bring Christ into … Continue reading Bishop Joseph N. Perry: Men And Mass

Prayer for Priests

Prayer for Priests – Let us pray for our priests and bishops, those we know, those we don’t know, those who have made positive impact on our lives, those who live daily in fidelity the sacrifices, renunciations and service that redound to their sacred ordination pledge. In Christian charity, let us also pray for priests … Continue reading Prayer for Priests

Jesus’ Love has No Boundaries

Note: This blog entry is from the authors homily archives. By Deacon John Rangel The Scripture selections for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Times contain several themes and images for our consideration. As I reflected on and prayed over the readings during the past two weeks, images of certain people lodged in my mind …foreigners, … Continue reading Jesus’ Love has No Boundaries

Life’s Proven Character: Forgive, Encourage, Love

Therefore, I urge you to reaffirm your love for him. For this is why I wrote, to know your proven character, whether you were obedient in everything. 2 Cor. 2:8-9 Bad things were going on in the church in Corinth -- really bad things. Sexual sin was rampant, and Paul intended to put an end … Continue reading Life’s Proven Character: Forgive, Encourage, Love

On Giving Advice

Several years ago my family welcomed our Golden Retriever into our home. He is a rescue dog that came to us with severe aggression towards women. We didn't know this until a few days after being with us and taking him for walks. Short of the long, we chose to consult the advice of a … Continue reading On Giving Advice