Posts tagged "priests"

The Tyrannical King Still Reigns

Recently I met a woman from our former parish in the grocery store.  It was great to see her, but sad to hear that not much has changed in that parish.  It seems the tyranny of the “king” continues. The pastor has no people skills and it seems odd to even type that.  How can... Read more »

My Servants

Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved in whom I delight; I shall place my Spirit upon  him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles. He will not content or cry out, nor will anyone hear his voice in the streets. A bruised reed he will not break, a smoldering wick he... Read more »

Who is Going to Save Our Church?

With all the talk, criticism and craziness surrounding Fr. John Corapi, it got me thinking about priests in general. My husband and I have had our differences with priests.  I try to respect the collar (even though I might not respect the man).  However, I’m not going to sit and listen to that priest give... Read more »

To The Priests

From Archbishop Dolan:  … if the life, vigor, holiness, and efficacy of the Church depended only upon the virtue of priests and bishops, it would have been dead-on-arrival, not surviving that afternoon when the sun hid in shame and the earth shuddered in sadness. Our faith is not in popes, cardinals, bishops, priests, or even in monsignors.  Nope: ... Read more »

What Would Mother Teresa Give Up For Lent?

Out of the blue, my daughter asks, “What do you think Mother Teresa gave up for Lent?” Mm …  I wonder what the Pope gave up for Lent.  The Bishops.  Nuns.  Priests.  Most priests I know give up sweets during Lent because of growing waist lines! We see clergy and religious as following all the... Read more »