Heaven; Our Final Goal

Today’s Solemnity of Assumption reminds us we are on a pilgrimage of faith that leads to something beyond this earth; beyond this life.  The opening prayer for today’s Mass concludes “May we see heaven as our final goal…”  We need this reminder. Mary’s Assumption into heaven reinforces all of what Read more…

Mary’s Month

As we draw near the end of this month of October, a brief conversation with one of my priests this week gave me the idea to share with you a prayer for vocations which fits easily into the rosary. While I was pastor in New Albany, Indiana at Our Lady Read more…

Priesthood Ordination Homily

Below follows the homily given at the priesthood ordination ceremony for the newest member of the Diocese of Cheyene clergy, Rev. Tim Martinson. Hopefully, some good pictures of the event will follow soon. Priesthood Ordination Homily, May 24, 2010 Most Reverend Paul D. Etienne, Worland, Wyoming My dear brother, Tim, Read more…