X
GO

HERALD ARTICLES

‘We were privileged to be a part of this story’

Fr. Larry Brennan's Homily at Bishop Sheridan's funeral

Linda Oppelt 0 221 Article rating: No rating

I am Father Larry Brennan, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis and a longtime friend of the late Bishop Michael Sheridan. Over the last 12 years, I had the privilege of working with him in a variety of capacities, coming to know many of you who are here this afternoon. Today I have the sad honor of preaching at his funeral.

We human beings have a variety of reactions in the face of the mystery of death. No one of them is the correct one. No one of them is normative. I know that they are all present here today. For many people, the first reaction is numbness or shock.

FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Mother Teresa: No Greater Love

By John Mulderig/CATHOLIC REVIEW MEDIA

Linda Oppelt 0 229 Article rating: No rating

NEW YORK. The life of one of the most compelling of modern saints is recounted in the inspiring documentary “Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” (Fathom). Its release timed to commemorate the 25th anniversary of its subject’s death, aged 87, the film also provides an exploration of her long-lasting legacy.

How the Feast of Corpus Christi Came About

By Sean M. Wright

Linda Oppelt 0 209 Article rating: No rating

Jacques Pantaléon, a humble cobbler’s son, was sent to a monastery school where he excelled in canon and common law studies.

Pantaléon was serving as archdeacon of the cathedral of Liège in Belgium when the visions of Sister, later Saint, Juliana, prioress of the Norbertine canonesses, became known to Robert de Thourotte, Bishop of Liège.

Making Sunday the Lord’s Day Again

By Father Jim Baron

Linda Oppelt 0 181 Article rating: No rating

I propose we take a cue from a punk-rock band called “Taking Back Sunday.” Although the band name probably has nothing to do with celebrating the Sabbath, it just seems like an overall great project: Take Back Sunday as the Lord’s Day.

RSS
First1112131416181920Last