A Priest Life

"Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing." -St. Paul

Tag: retreat

Transformed in You

I spent the weekend with the parish youth groups on retreat. The high school youth wanted to share their faith with the younger ones. Organized and staffed by them, it was beautiful to watch everyone together. The parents helped with logistics, some of our college youth returned to facilitate, and the high schoolers did all […]

Loved into Existence

I’ve spent the last two days on retreat with the senior boys from our local Catholic high school. ¬†For two days, I led them on a retreat to help them grow as men, as a class, and as faithful witnesses to the mystery of God’s love. Starting with the fact of their existence, I led […]

Confirmation in Confirmation

“That is the picture of a happy man.” As Fr. Barron spoke, the camera was focused on You. There, on the Cross, devoid of wealth, pleasure, power, and honor, you radiated to the world the image of happiness. The juniors in my Confirmation class weren’t so happy. The lights were off in the classroom so […]