Author: Stephen Heiner

Catholic priestly ordination

An Ordination in France

It has only been ten days since Fr. Henry Chappot de la Chanonie was made a priest of Jesus Christ by H.E. Bishop Donald Sanborn.  In times past, an ordination of a priest in...

Pray the Crown of Twelve Stars

I first came across this devotion in the Yves Chiron biography of Pope Pius IX.  It seems that the Holy Father said this devotion since he was a seminarian.  While the text mentioned that...

corpus christi procession

Don’t Die on Vax Hill

We are still in the midst of the manufactured crisis that began in March 2020, but people still seem to have the sense they can either predict what will happen next or how this...

Father Anthony Cekada, R.I.P.

When I first called St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church in 2006, I could not possibly have imagined the beginning of a relationship that would not only deeply impact my life, but the lives...

Pentecost Fundraiser for Nigeria

Many of us in the developed world have keenly felt the economic effects of lockdown on our communities, but in all likelihood those effects have been muted in comparison to what our Nigerian brethren...