Posts From Fr Richard Heilman

Don’t Be Fooled by the New Normal

By Fr. Bill Peckman … I am prefacing this column with a disclaimer: The following column in no way advocates for foolhardy behavior, at-risk groups throwing caution to the wind,

Pentecost Novena Asking God for a Priestly Pentecost

FIRST SHEPHERDS POINT TO PRESENT DAY SHEPHERDS Many believe this global pandemic, and subsequent distancing from Mass and Communion, has the hand of God on it. Or, at least, many

Farming for Faith: 3 Steps for Soil/Soul Preparation

Farming for Faith: 3 Steps for Soil/Soul Preparation Springtime is when farmers, after a cold Winter, set out to prepare for another “planting season.” How farmers prepare the soil acts

Heart of the Battle: Brute Men vs. Supermen/God-Men

Jesus challenges us to leave behind a base and brute level of existence and break through to the “Higher Life.” So, do not “lower the bar” and simply do what

True Evangelization Must Lead Souls to the Divine Life

“If men and women are really made for heroism and glory, made to stand in the presence of the living God, they can never be satisfied with bourgeois, mediocre, feel-good

Worldwide Pentecost Novena Asking God for a Sacerdotal Pentecost

FIRST SHEPHERDS POINT TO PRESENT DAY SHEPHERDS Many believe this global pandemic, and subsequent distancing from Mass and Communion, has the hand of God on it. Or, at least, many

Satan’s Self-Destruction – My Take on What is Happening in Our Times

HERE’S WHAT I SEE Whether it is the culture or the Church, Satan has been overreaching and self-destructing since October 5, 2017. That was the first of the eruption of

Pray God Inspires More “John the Beloved Good Shepherds”

I have a theory. It’s just a theory, based on my observations. UPDATE: I am recommending we all pray the Pentecost Novena for our Priests and Bishops (Friday, May 22

Cardinal Burke Calls for a Holy League!

Holy League History Pope St. Pius V formed the original Holy League in response to the dire situation in which Christian Europe found itself in 1571. Christianity was greatly divided

Are Priests and Bishops Cowardly During this Pandemic?

ARE PRIESTS AND BISHOPS COWARDS DURING THIS PANDEMIC? I received an email from someone who will remain nameless. It was, shall we say, “brassy” in this person’s outrage of those