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Oh the Humanity…

The following is just my own version of the somewhat hackneyed phrase, “Oh the humanity!” that was uttered by American radio reporter, Herbert Morrison; overwhelmed at the sight of the Hindenburg exploding above his head. There is simply too much to try to process regarding the recent videos that have Read More

Fr. Gerber: You Are Not Alone

When I entered the seminary, people would often ask me, “Aren’t you going to be lonely?” No wife or kids, a parish out in the country—won’t you be lonely? Little did they know that my schedule would be occupied by invitations to parishioners’ homes and to huge parties in my Read More

Fr. Dotson: A Message to Mothers

It happens from time to time at Mass that a small child will be having a rough day and will be a bit noisy. And on occasion, I’ve actually had people come up to me after Mass and say, “Father, you should really talk to those parents about their child.” Read More

What the Pope Told Me…

By Brian Miller | Director, Young Adult Ministry @STLYoungAdults  Pope Benedict told me a few things this morning.  No, I didn’t get an early morning heads up on the big news…I found out when I woke up just like the rest of you.  In his words and in his witness Read More

You Knit Me in my Mother’s Womb

By Julie Bostick, Executive Director, Office of Laity & Family Life When I think about the size of the world and the number of people in it, I feel small and insignificant.  It boggles my mind to try to understand how God can know and love each and every individual Read More

This is the Day

The First Amendment of the U.S. Bill of Rights states: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government Read More

Why are we here?

By Katie Pesha Executive Director, Communications & Planning @kpesha  As I drove into the office recently, I listened to Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. on Teresa Tomeo’s talk show on Covenant Network (1460 AM).  Fr. Pacwa mentioned that religious liberty is not a priority for many people today because we live Read More