Blessed Are The Meek

Today the Church celebrates the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola.  He was one of several great saints that lived during what could be called the Golden Age of the Church.  Born in 1491, he was one of several saints the Lord raised up during the time of the Reformation. Read more…

Visit To Our Lady of Victory Noll

Friday, I was passing through the area of Huntington, Indiana and decided to stop in for a visit. The Victory Noll Sisters have a long history of sending sisters to serve in Wyoming.  Their primary charisms are evangelization and catechesis. They have a beautiful facility and grounds.  I found it Read more…

The Beauty of Marriage

Today I had the distinct pleasure of returning to a parish where I served as pastor for nine years to celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony for a lovely couple. The groom was only 15 years old when I arrived in 1998 as pastor. I quickly came to know and Read more…

25 Years of Religious Life

  Sunday, the Benedictine Sisters of Our Lady of Grace Monastery celebrated the 25th Jublilee of Sr. Mary Nicolette Etienne, OSB, and Sr. Betty Jean Coveney, OSB. Sr. Nicolette is my sister, and I had the great pleasure of spending a good part of the weekend with the sisters along Read more…

Youth Pilgrimage Wrapup

Even though roughly two thirds of our youth pilgrimage group continue touring in Italy, I’ve returned home with the other group. We arrived back in Cheyenne around 7:00 yesterday evening. The tour arrived in Rome late in the day, Friday, June 28.  Our first full day was in Assisi, visiting Read more…