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Monthly Archives: June 2012
Based on a talk by Fr. Jeff Norfolk Jesus could have chosen any means to dwell among us, but He chose His Mother. Mary acknowledged that favor in her Magnificat: “For he has looked upon his handmaid’s lowliness; behold, from … Continue reading
Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan + J.M.J. On this Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I happily recall the Inaugural Diocesan Marian Conference in the Diocese of Sioux Falls on the First Saturday, October 1, 2011, which was … Continue reading
Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan + J.M.J. This month the Church is the scene for varied celebrations: ordinations, weddings, graduations. With so many festive occasions, it is easy to forget the traditional dedication of June to the Most Sacred Heart of … Continue reading
Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan + J.M.J. Spiritual writer and retreat master Father Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R., is fond of telling the story of a young seminarian’s encounter with Albert Einstein. The future Levite had an affinity for science and longed to … Continue reading
“Be not afraid.” This is a phrase used consistently by Jesus in the Gospels and repeated frequently by the late Bl. John Paul II. Fear seems so natural, and even inevitable, with the problems our world possesses and the individual trials … Continue reading
Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan +J.M.J. We often think about the Most Blessed Trinity. But how little we understand! Today, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, we reflect on this Mystery. Here are some important truths about the Most … Continue reading