Tag Archive | prayer

Unity

Unity

How good and how pleasant it is, when brothers live in unity. Do you live in unity? It this unity with your family, friends, and/or neighbors? What about the people you don’t like? What about those who you don’t know? God invites us to love/treat one another the way you love/treat yourself. It is easier […]

Getting pointed in the right direction

Getting pointed in the right direction

When I discerned to resume my priestly formation after being “on hiatus” for several years, I looked forward to many things that I missed from my previous time in formation. But I was surprised to find that what I missed most was spiritual direction. For those unsure what spiritual direction is, it’s a time set […]

Institute for Priestly Formation at Omaha

Institute for Priestly Formation at Omaha

It was a beautiful experience to be in Omaha for the Summer program for priestly formation. There were around 170 seminarians from across the country.

First Exam of the Semester

My first exam for the semester was in Church History II class, the period from the 1300 to 1870 in the church.  We had to read the whole book titled The Conciliarist Tradition: Constitutionalism in the Catholic Church 1300-1870 by Francis Oakley.  It was 263 pages long and had about three weeks to read all of […]