Embracing the Spirit of the Gospel: Priests Challenged to Grow in Holiness

Fr. Dino S. Vanin, PIME In April of last year, Pope Francis illustrated the seven areas on which the reform of the Catholic priesthood should concentrate.All the areas in which the life of a Catholic priest should improve reflect vital challenges stemming from an honest embracing of the spirit of the Gospel.The first area is […]

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark;The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”-PlatoReflections on the Readings for Sunday, January 26, 2014By Fr. George Berendt, PIME(See Isaiah 8: 23-9:3; 1 Cor 1:10-13, 17; and Mt 4: 12-23) Alaska is one of America’s most beautiful and […]

Follow That Star

A reflection on the feast of Epiphany by Fr. George Berendt, PIME.Sunday’s readings: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Ephesians 3: 2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2: 1-12The New Testament has four Gospels. The Gospel of Matthew contains 28 chapters. Chapter One of his Gospel is a long narrative of the ancestry of Jesus and the events surrounding his birth. […]