Category Archives: Catholic Church

GOOD FRIDAY

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UPON REFLECTION

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MONKS ON THE MOVE

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SANCTUARY IN THE CITY

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GROWING THEIR OWN IN DETROIT

(Detroit, Michigan) You may have noticed by now that this blog is all about the good news of people helping people, ,and so I would like to pass along this report from the Capuchin Soup Kitchen at 1820 Mt. Elliott … Continue reading

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HAPPY SAINT BENEDICT DAY!

On behalf of the worldwide Benedictine community of Monks and Oblates, I wish you all a Happy Saint Benedict Day.  According to Pope Francis: Benedict was born around the year 480 and lived during the Dark Ages, which followed the … Continue reading

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THE CHRISM MASS

(Kalamazoo, Michigan) I was pleased to represent Saint Agnes Catholic Church, along with Stephanie Mitschelen, at the Chrism Mass Tuesday at Saint Augustine Cathedral. We were joined by our Parochial Vicar, Father Vanathaiyan Savarimuthu, MSFS, and St. Mary of the … Continue reading

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PALM SUNDAY

 

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SOLEMN VESPERS

(Chicago, Illinois) The Monastery of the Holy Cross rang in the New Year on December 31, 2018 with First Vespers of Mary, Mother of God.  The monastery’s choir-in-residence, Schola Laudis, performed the “Mystical Antiphons” of Josquin des Pres, and the … Continue reading

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HOLY NAME

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HITTING A HOMER AT HOME RUN INN

(Chicago, IL) After attending a Solemn Requiem Mass at the Monastery of the Holy Cross at 31st and Aberdeen in Bridgeport in early November with me, my friend Joe Rochetto insisted we head farther west to the original Home Run … Continue reading

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West on 31st

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