Seminary Life




Crying with Our Mother

Author: Mr. Tom Bodart, C.S.C.

Posted In: Feasts, Patrons, and Seminary Life

Pieta

For me, Our Lady of Sorrows is more than a reminder of the importance of faithfulness and love; she’s a companion along the spiritual journey. Read More











The Desert of Myself

Author: James Corcoran, Mr.

Posted In: Homilies and Reflections, Old College, and Seminary Life

The Pharisee and The Publican, Tissot 1894

I found that not only was it utterly impossible, but that it was utterly pointless. It was pointless because it was not bringing me closer to God. Rather, it was a kind of self-idolatry. In my fumbling attempts at giving up things, I was patting myself on the back, congratulating my willpower for its strength of resolve. Read More


Preaching Repentance

Author: Mr. Cameron Cortens

Posted In: Feasts, Homilies and Reflections, and Seminary Life

The Denial of St Peter by Peter Caravaggio

As we enter this Lenten season, let us be brought low. Let us be humbled. Now is the time to rise to Christ’s call to preach repentance, but in responding to this call, let us first learn how to preach repentance to ourselves. Read More


The Spirit of the Grotto

Author: Liam Maher, Mr.

Posted In: Old College and Seminary Life

Springtime at the Grotto

Whether rejoicing at some good fortune or lamenting a recent failure, my wandering feet always lead me to the Grotto where I can put my heart before the Virgin Mary and ask her intercession.  Read More






Gifts from Bangladesh

Author: Mr. Christopher Brennan, C.S.C.

Posted In: Brotherhood, Mission, and Seminary Life

Bangladesh

What you have freely received you must freely give. Mr. Chris Brennan, C.S.C., shares some insights about the generosity of God and of God’s people in Bangladesh in this reflection. Read More



Just the Delivery Guy

Author: Mr. Timothy Weed, C.S.C.

Posted In: Moreau Seminary, Seminary Life, and Universal Church

Mr Timothy Weed, CSC

Tim Weed, C.S.C., is spending time this summer helping at My Brother's Keeper in Easton, Massachusetts, near Stonehill College. At the Keeper, you have the chance to share much with those in need, but WHO you share is even more important. Read More



Climbing the Holy Stairs

Author: Mr. Rob Ackerman

Posted In: Homilies and Reflections, Pilgrimages, and Seminary Life

Ecce Homo by Caravaggio

In Rome, Pilgrims can pray as they ascend, on their knees, the stairs to the Praetorium that Our Lord climbed as he went to meet Pontius Pilate. In Holy Week we seek to walk with Jesus, but we know that much more, he is the one who bears our burdens. Read More







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