Posts From Fr Richard Heilman

St. John Neumann and Gramma’s Prayers

Today is the feast day of St. John Neumann. I have a special relationship with this holy saint. Let me tell you why. I have been a priest for 33

Elitist Narcissism – The Great Evil of Our Times

Elitist Narcissism – The Great Evil of Our Times Why do I appear so political? Because I am. It’s called “working within the system.” And, the system that drives the

Stay Hopeful. Seek His Face (Adoration). He is Merciful. He is Coming!

Stay Hopeful. Seek His Face (Adoration). He is Merciful. He is Coming! Last night, with just an hour or two to go, I put out a prayer request on social

Randy Mack – “What should I do?!”

Randy Mack – “What should I do?!” My good friend, Randy Mack, passed away two days ago after collapsing while cleaning his yard from the high winds we have had

My Primary Call as a Priest

MY PRIMARY CALL AS A PRIEST No matter what the results of today’s new document on the TLM (See HERE), I will maintain my passion to assist souls in receiving

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789: “Duty of All Nations to Acknowledge God”

By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will,

The Motivation of Thankfulness – Are You Part of the 10%?

The Motivation of Thankfulness – Are You Part of the 10%? Last week, on the evening of the final day the Fall Conference for the USCCB, Bishop Joseph Strickland sat

Why I Would Love to Be the Chaplain of the Green Bay Packers

Why I Would Love to Be the Chaplain of the Green Bay Packers (I’m “half-joking” about this. “Half” joking. 🙂 ) In 2019, I became aware that the Green Bay

St. Mary of Pine Bluff’s Amazing Faith Journey

The Challenge of Remaining True to the Gospel Today I was reflecting, recently, just how “intense” the spiritual battles have been, especially the years since 2012. Some believe 2012 –

Quit Calling it Politics! This is a Spiritual Battle!

Quit Calling it Politics! This is a Spiritual Battle! In his book, The Unholy Trinity, Matt Walsh, the popular Catholic blogger, points to “modern liberalism” as the culprit. He goes