Posts From Fr Richard Heilman

He Shows Me How to Be a Father

Tonight, we gather together, priests and people from around our diocese, for the celebration of the Chrism Mass. This Mass manifests the unity of the priests with their bishop. My thoughts

Be Extravagant, Be With Him!!

Drawing from the Palm Sunday Passion Narrative from the Gospel of Mark, we see two unusual inserts into this account. You can listen to my homily about these here. The Woman’s

The Miraculous Medal

The Story of the Catholic Miraculous Medal The story of the Catholic Miraculous Medal traces back to 1806, when a poor farmer’s daughter by the name of Zoe Laboure was

LENTEN BOOTCAMP DAY 40 – OBEDIENCE IN LOVE (O.I.L.)

DAY 40 – MARY, QUEEN OF PROPHETS, PRAY THAT WE ARE OBEDIENT IN LOVE! Becoming “Masters of Mental Prayer.” Each day, during Lent, we will practice “Mental Prayer,” as we reflect

St. Benedict Medal with Exorcism & Blessing

St. Benedict Medal There is indeed no medal that possesses such wonderful power and none so highly esteemed by the holy Church as the Medal of St. Benedict. Whosoever wears

LENTEN BOOTCAMP DAY 39 – THE DIVINIZED LIFE

DAY 39 – MARY, QUEEN OF PATRIARCHS, PRAY THAT WE LIVE A DIVINIZED LIFE! Becoming “Masters of Mental Prayer.” Each day, during Lent, we will practice “Mental Prayer,” as we reflect

LENTEN BOOTCAMP DAY 38 – KING

DAY 38 – MARY, QUEEN OF ANGELS, PRAY THAT WE PARTICIPATE IN THE COUNSEL OF KING! Becoming “Masters of Mental Prayer.” Each day, during Lent, we will practice “Mental Prayer,”

LENTEN BOOTCAMP DAY 37 – PROPHET

DAY 37 – MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANS, PRAY THAT WE PARTICIPATE IN CHRIST’S OFFICE OF PROPHET! Becoming “Masters of Mental Prayer.” Each day, during Lent, we will practice “Mental Prayer,”

LENTEN BOOTCAMP DAY 36 – PRIEST

DAY 36 – MARY, COMFORTER OF THE AFFLICTED, PRAY THAT WE PARTICIPATE IN CHRIST’S OFFICE OF PRIEST! Becoming “Masters of Mental Prayer.” Each day, during Lent, we will practice “Mental

LENTEN BOOTCAMP DAY 35 – OBEDIENCE

DAY 35 – MARY, REFUGE OF SINNERS, PRAY THAT WE PARTICIPATE IN COUNSEL OF OBEDIENCE! Becoming “Masters of Mental Prayer.” Each day, during Lent, we will practice “Mental Prayer,” as