As promised, we have a few pics/video of Fr. Parks Mass at Our Lady of Solitude Monastery this morning. Hope you enjoy it! Keep Fr. Parks, Fr. Henry, and Fr. King - the newly ordained priests of Phoenix - in your prayers!
St. Therese, Pray for PriestsThe Year for Priests is already coming to a close. It's hard to believe how quickly it went. Fr. Muir gave his final talk for this Year at the end of May. Be sure to listen to it. It is wonderful - highlighting the complementarity of consecrated souls and priests. And [...]
In gratitude for the gift of the PriesthoodFr. Leo, CFR, bestowing his priestly blessing"We pray that by growing each day in fidelity and love for Christ, [priests] will be messengers of hope, reconciliation and peace in the midst of their brothers and sisters" - Pope Benedict XVI, March 31, 2010Messengers of HopeHow is a priest [...]
Can you believe it! YES! Just as Haydon promised, the Chapel is coming 'out of the ground' by Christmas. There it is, right before our very eyes. What you see to the left is the west wall of the Chapel. It's wonderful to begin to get a visual of how tall it will be - [...]
Usually the month of August is a time for Phoenicians to escape the heat, but we were blessed with an influx of visitors. Fr. Kline and his good friend, Fr. Dandurand from the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio, came for a week retreat at the beginning of the month. Br. Francis, CFR enjoyed the sites, sounds, [...]
Happy Feast of Our Lady of the Angels! This past week we were blessed to have a visit from Fr. Mariusz, Fr. Leo, and Fr. Gabriel, Franciscan Friars of the Renewal -- the men in gray. Fr. Mariusz is celebrating his fortieth anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood this year (in conjunction with the Year [...]
(Sr. St. Paul and Sr. Fidelis with the new Bishop of Gallup, NM - our good friend Bishop-elect James Wall. We ask that keep him in your prayers as his episcopal ordination is on April 23, 2009)Recently Pope Benedict XVI announced the Year of the Priest - to begin on the Solemnity of the Sacred [...]