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At Home With the Word: Pentecost

by Fr. Timothy Armbruster, C.PP.S., Provincial Councilor My first assignment was with Fr. Mike Volkmer at St. Francis Xavier Parish in St. Joe. Upon arriving there, I discovered a bottle of champagne in the fridge. When I inquired about it, I was told it was a gift...

At Home With the Word

by Vicky Otto, Companions Director Throughout a typical day, each of us makes choices about a whole myriad of situations. As we continue to live during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still faced with the same circumstances, yet the choices have become more complex. For...

Introduction to “At Home”

by Margaret Haik, Director of Communications Why, when it can be a hassle to go out, do we still desire to do so? Why do we want to push to end the stay-at-home recommendations when it could do us harm? Today, Fr. Garry Richmeier talks about why we have these desires...

Message from Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S.

Kansas City Provincial Director Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S. took some time this week to share some ideas on maintaining emotional and spiritual health during the pandemic. If the video does not appear in your browser, copy and paste the link into your address bar:...

Message from Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S.

Kansas City Provincial Director Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S. took some time this week to share thoughts on how to frame the current crisis in a way that creates a manageable perspective. If the video does not appear in your browser, copy and paste the link into your...
At Home With the Word: Pentecost

At Home With the Word: Pentecost

by Fr. Timothy Armbruster, C.PP.S., Provincial Councilor My first assignment was with Fr. Mike Volkmer at St. Francis Xavier Parish in St. Joe. Upon arriving there, I discovered a bottle of champagne in the fridge. When I inquired about it, I was told it was a gift...

At Home With the Word

At Home With the Word

by Vicky Otto, Companions Director Throughout a typical day, each of us makes choices about a whole myriad of situations. As we continue to live during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still faced with the same circumstances, yet the choices have become more complex. For...

Introduction to “At Home”

Introduction to “At Home”

by Margaret Haik, Director of Communications Why, when it can be a hassle to go out, do we still desire to do so? Why do we want to push to end the stay-at-home recommendations when it could do us harm? Today, Fr. Garry Richmeier talks about why we have these desires...

Big Changes in the Works

Big Changes in the Works

by Margaret Haik, Director of Communications One of my first jobs in high school was at a B. Dalton Booksellers. Christmas was the busiest time to work there, and we ran a lot of credit card sales. This was in the 1980s, so customers had to hand over their credit card...

Are We Really All In This Together?

by Fr. Mark Miller, C.PP.S. “We are all in this together.” We hear a lot of this these days on our television sets, but is it really true? From listening to the news and seeing what is happening around our country, this truism doesn’t seem to be hitting home with...

Message from Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S.

Message from Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S.

Kansas City Provincial Director Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S. took some time this week to share some ideas on maintaining emotional and spiritual health during the pandemic. If the video does not appear in your browser, copy and paste the link into your address bar:...

The Cruelest Month Calls Forth Commitment

The Cruelest Month Calls Forth Commitment

by Fr. Joe Nassal, C.PP.S. April is the cruelest month, breedingLilacs out of the dead land, mixingMemory and desire, stirringDull roots with spring rain.-TS Eliot, The Wasteland April 2020 has certainly been a cruel month with the devastation and death spread by...