Ordination update: 27 new deacons for Sacramento

From the Diocese of Sacramento Facebook page:  On Saturday, June 30, Bishop Jaime Soto ordained 27 men to the Order of Permanent Deacons at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento. We pray for and congratulate our Diocese’s...

Emilie Marie: 2 years old

Oh Emilie, you are so sweet, you are the one I want to eat…I sing her the song Daddu made up for her when she was a baby every night. When I get to the “eat” part, I say “mun mun mun” and pretend to eat her. She loves it! If I forget or...

Last time I introduced you to Franz Stampfl, my athletics coach when I was a boy. When transposed from the sporting life to the spiritual life his teaching taught me more about how to progress spiritually than any spiritual director whom I have even known. I make no...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/07/18

No one is denied “access to Jesus’s heart”, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video). Church leaders in the Philippines have denied seeking to oust President Rodrigo Duterte. Cardinal Anthony Okogie has urged Nigerian...