It’s Not Religion Anymore

Any combat training and tactical planning begins with a process of intelligence collection, analysis, and dissemination. Recon (reconnaissance) is a military term used to determine the enemy force’s disposition and

100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions Approaches – Is Something Coming?

This year, Spring “happens to” begin on Palm Sunday … the day we enter into the holiest week of the year. It also marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions


“Neither theological knowledge nor social action alone is enough to keep us in love with Christ unless both are proceeded by a personal encounter with Him. Theological insights are gained

Vigil of the Epiphany: Special Blessing of Water

Fr. John Zuhlsdorf​, along with the Knights of Divine Mercy Schola Cantorum, will be offering the rite of blessing for the Vigil of the Epiphany. Salt and chalk will also

Go Beyond Parish Programs

I was having a discussion with some very strong Catholics from around the United States. We were discussing our distaste with all of the “parish programs” that seem to “thin

Three Hail Mary Novena – Powerful!

This very powerful novena was recommended by none other than St. Anthony of Padua, and later St. Mechtilde (Matilda) and St. Alphonus Liguori. This devotion emerged at about the same time

‘Ad Orientem’: Cardinal Robert Sarah and Others Encourage Priests and People to Look East

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Father Gerald Gawronski, pastor of St. Patrick’s Church in Ann Arbor, conducts Masses in the ordinary form — that of Pope Paul VI — in a

My New ‘My Confessor’ App is Live!

The app is free to download from the Apple App Store. Just search “My Confessor” or download it HERE. It is only available for Apple phones right now, but we

New ‘My Confessor’ app lets Catholics on the go know when ‘The Father is In’

The picture shown above is the walkway to my rectory where I offer the Sacrament of Confession anytime I am home. After many months, the “My Confessor” app is up

May the *Real* Force Be With You!

  Kids love to pretend they possess the superpowers of their favorite superheroes. In just a few days, the highly anticipated Star Wars film premieres, “The Force Awakens.” While there is