Tag: Parents

For The Love Of God & Catholic Schools

I recently heard a father speak about his daughter’s upcoming wedding. He said: “I’ll be glad when it is over.” He was excited for his daughter and son-in-law-to-be, but was also frustrated with how the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony was getting lost in all the other details of planning for the day. That seems to be a good analogy for young parents today who have many other challenging, but less important matters to contend with in fulfilling their greatest responsibility of raising their children in the faith. It can be difficult to keep this priority […]

Another Confirmation Season In The Books

Wednesday evening in Kemmerer concluded this year’s Confirmation season.  Pentecost Sunday I will Confirm a group of adults here in Cheyenne, but this year’s travel season is now complete.  Eight young people were confirmed at St. Patrick’s Wednesday evening. A special thanks goes to my good friend, Mark Seabrook, who was a tremendous help to me during this final eight day visit around the state.  It was a tremendous relief to have someone do the driving, as well as make sure nothing was left behind from one stop after another. I am particularly grateful to […]

Call of Samuel; Thought for Vocations

Today’s 1st Reading for Mass is taken from the First Book of Samuel (3:1-10; 19-20).  This is a well known account of the LORD calling the young Samuel.  Awakened from sleep by this call, Samuel goes to his friend and mentor, Eli, saying: “Here I am.  You called me.”  Three times, this happens, and finally, Eli realizes that it is the Lord who is calling Samuel.  So, he advises Samuel the next time this happens to say: “Speak, for your servant is listening.” What does this account teach us about the manner in which God speaks in […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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