Category Archives: Father’s Messages

Just finished Good Friday Service part of the service is solemn intercession last one is for those with special needs

For Those in Special Need: Let us pray, dear friends,That God the almighty FatherMay heal the sick,Comfort the dying,Give safety to travelers,Free those unjustly deprived of liberty,And rid the world of falsehood,Hunger and disease. Almighty, ever-living God,You give strength to … Continue reading

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Anointed by the Holy Spirit Pope Francis Chrism Mass

Pope Francis writes, “Anointed with the oil of gladness so as to anoint others with the oil of gladness. Priestly joy has its source in the Father’s love, and the Lord wishes the joy of this Love to be “ours” … Continue reading

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Words of wisdom from Father Bob Bedard founder of Companions of the Cross

Every morning I ask father Bob to guide and teach me. Here is today word of wisdom from his book, ‘Reflection of a Veteran Priest.’ Father Bob writes, “We have dozens of visitors every year. There are priests and seminarians … Continue reading

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Reflecting for Homily for Holy Thursday father Stefan

 We will read in the Gospel on Holy Thursday, “Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end. … Continue reading

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Father Stefan reflects more on the insights of Father Bob from his book ‘Reflections of a Veteran Priest”

Every day in my prayer I ask father Bob to guide and teach me. Father Bob from an inspiration of the Holy Spirit began the Companions of the Cross. This was founded to renew diocesan priesthood. Father Bob writes about … Continue reading

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Father Bob Bebard and how to renew a parish

 I greatly admire Father Bob Bedard. I am rereading his book, ‘Reflection of a Veteran Priest.’ Father Bob gives 4 guidelines on how to renew a parish.  1 Give the Lord permission to do what he wants and in his … Continue reading

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Pope Francis There no one like you

In his general audience on Wednesday Pope Francis was greeted by one audience member shouting, “Francis, there’s no one like you!” With characteristic humility, the pope responded in the best possible way. “You, too,” Pope Francis cried back to the man. “There’s … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on the Prophet Homily from March 4

Pope Francis writes, “It is the same old thing,” he observed, noting that “they … write the Lord off, write off the prophet in order to take away his authority.” Highlighting how the prophets “are all persecuted or misunderstood,” the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and Confession ‘A Father that Celebrates’

Pope write writes, “Our Father awaits us, Our Father forgives us; moreover, He celebrates. if you go to Him with your whole life, also with many sins, instead of reproving you He celebrates: this is our Father.” Is this our … Continue reading

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Father Stefan reflect on Gospel March 31

We read in the Gospel today, “Then he returned to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine.Now there was a royal official whose son was ill in Capernaum.When he heard that Jesus had arrived in Galilee from Judea, he … Continue reading

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