A Priest Life

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The Imperial Death March

When the bell rang to signal the beginning of Mass this evening, I was greeted by the usual silence. After all, we don’t typically have music at our weekday liturgies. Today, my imagination decided otherwise. As I took my first few steps down the aisle, a song began to play in my head: the Imperial […]

A Saint’s Motto.

*Knock knock* “Come in!” The voice was strong, but distant. I could tell that she wasn’t near the door. As I stepped into the small house, I was greeted with enthusiasm and delight. “Father! Thank you so much for coming! I love my priests, and I love when they come to visit.” She had just […]

Mine included.

Seven years ago, I knew nothing of the Salesians. I wasn’t familiar with St. John Bosco. When I arrived at St. Ben’s, I was looking forward to my classes. In particular, I had heard rave reviews of one professor in particular. He’s a Salesian. Ancient philosophy was the first class he taught me. During those […]

The Cowboy’s Halo

For days, it was all he could think of or talk about. His mom told me that when he woke up, the first words out of his mouth were, “Mom, can I get it today?!” It consumed his every thought. It all started when he set his eyes on it for the first time. There […]