Browsing the July 2017 archive of Fr. Chris' Article

Fr. Chris' Article - June 30, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 7/28/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I was having a conversation recently with a young adult parishioner who posed a very interesting question to me regarding the Holy Family. Her question was certainly deep and thoughtful, and was essentially this: What was it like for St. Joseph to live ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - July 23, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 7/21/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am rather unabashedly plagiarizing Fr. Tony for his excellent bulletin article on the selection process for our new bishop. I post that here because I have had many questions from folks as to when this might happen and how it happens. And ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - July 16, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 7/13/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On Tuesday, using his authority as supreme lawmaker of the Church, issued a motu proprio that opens another criterion for beatification, or declaring a person to be amongst the ranks of the Blessed. This is a very interesting development, and as the Communion ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - July 9, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 7/06/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last week three American bishops traveled to Rome with 33 others throughout the world to receive the pallium as new archbishops. Interestingly, all three had Indiana connections and are very familiar names. One was of course Archbishop designate Thompson. The second was his ... Read More »