Monday, August 24, 2009

An article about Saint Anselm

Thanks to Bill Sirnack for passing on this interesting article about our patron saint, Anselm. The article highlights the most interesting aspects of St. Anselm's fame.

Check it out:

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Yesterday was a perfect day here at the Jersey Shore. I've got a young cousin from Pennsylvania visiting, with his buddy, and it's been great hosting them for a few days here at the shore. We visited the beaches in Long Branch today, and we joined the thousands of people enjoying the beach and the warm ocean. Then tonight I took them to a Jersey Shore classic: Pete 'N Elda's for the best thin-crust pizza on the shore. Yes, we all got new t-shirts!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

The Bread of Life

Once again this coming Sunday, we'll hear passages from the Bread of Life discourses. Check out the readings for this weekend's liturgy.

This video is a good reminder of our deepest beliefs about the Eucharist.

Together we feast on the greatest gift, and we become what we celebrate!

Monday, August 3, 2009

Challenging tasks for priests

Many people have been mentioning their trepidations about the new translation of the "Missale Romanum" or Roman Missal that is due to arrive in about 3 years. You can see some of the new translations of the Eucharistic Prayers at the U.S. Bishops' website, under "Roman Missal." The new translations will be chalenging most of all for priests, as presiders of the Eucharistic prayers.
I recently came upon a great blog from Dr. Jerry Galipeau, of Chicago, an editor at World Library Publications. Dr. Jerry's blog is entitled "Gotta Sing, Gotta Pray." Check it out here: