It takes a special man to answer God’s call to the priesthood. In a world that glamorizes power, pleasure, and self-indulgence, it’s difficult to understand the courage, sacrifice, and self-denial it takes to promise to live out a life of chastity, poverty, and obedience … Continue readingPriests Are People Too
When his uncle, Monsignor Tom Wells, was brutally murdered in his rectory in 2000 former sports writer, Kevin Wells, turned to writing to pour out his grief. His first article devoted to his beloved uncle appeared in the Washington Post just before his family celebrated their first Christmas without “Tommy”. … Continue readingInterview with Author Kevin Wells: The Priests We Need to Save the Church
Right now the Church needs our prayers more than ever. This crisis has all the hallmarks of a satanic attack on Mother Church. As a family, pray for her. Pray for her protection. … Continue readingResponding to Crisis
I, like many Catholics around the US and the world, have been shocked and horrified to learn details of abuse at the hands of clergy over the past seven decades in Pennsylvania. Stunned to silence was my first reaction. Numb. Then the reality of it … Continue reading40 Days of Prayer for Healing
They definitely need all the prayers we can send their way! When I had an emergency appendectomy, both Father Dean and Father Uche came to see me at the hospital to pray over me and to pray Vespers together. I was hooked up to all kinds of machines and it was kind of comical, but … Continue reading10 Great Ways to Make Your Priest’s Father’s Day ROCK!