Pastor’s Desk

 BLESSED JOHN SCALABRINI AND DEVOTIONS TO THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT

 BLESSED JOHN SCALABRINI AND DEVOTIONS TO THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT

 BLESSED JOHN SCALABRINI AND DEVOTIONS TO THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT—Frequent and daily Communion  The extract speaks of frequent - indeed, daily - communion, with an openness that foreshadows Pius IX (to whom Scalabrini sent the acts of the Eucharistic ...

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The Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini Bishop and Founder -A PORTRAIT

The Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini Bishop and Founder -A PORTRAIT

Continued III. BISHOP OF PIACENZA - Continued

ii. Pastoral Visits In line with the Council of Trent and true to his model, St. Charles Borromeo, he firmly believed that governing a diocese requires direct contact between shepherd and ...

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The Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini Bishop and Founder -A PORTRAIT

The Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini Bishop and Founder -A PORTRAIT

Continued III. BISHOP OF PIACENZA 1. The Pastor "The spirit, the character, the sole ambition of the bishop lies in sacrificing himself in every way to spread the kingdom of Jesus Christ in people’s souls, risking, if necessary, his own life for the ...

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The Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini Bishop and Founder -A PORTRAIT

The Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini Bishop and Founder -A PORTRAIT

Continued II. Biographical Information Born at Fino Mornasco near Como on July 8 1839, the third of eight children, he attended the public high school in Como, where he showed a fine intelligence, but above all a constancy in hard work - qualities also seen ...

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The Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini Bishop and Founder -A PORTRAIT

The Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini Bishop and Founder -A PORTRAIT

By—Father Stelio Fongaro translated by Father Peter P. Polo collaboration with Father Gino Dalpiaz I. Lovable Dignity "He who lives from faith not only loves God, but feels impelled to make others love him.... Hence the fever of saints to sacrifice their whole selves for the ...

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From the Pastor's Desk

From the Pastor's Desk

Your gift to Project Advance has accomplished a great deal. You have made our community richer in faith and service. You have helped build our churches where we worship, our schools ...

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From the Pastor's Desk

From the Pastor's Desk

By Dr. Eduardo A new School Year is about to start, so joy, expectations, goals and excitement is on the air. Installation Mass is a beautiful ceremony that speaks about the Church’s mission and vision. Archbishop ...

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From the Pastor's Desk

From the Pastor's Desk

By Fr. Eduardo Quintero, CS I cordially greet you, dear parishioners. As you all know, we are starting a ministry at St Ann’s Parish. It is the richness of our charism, the experience of our Religious Congregation and Bishop Scalabrini’s vision that we eagerly want to share ...

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A focus on vocations to the priesthood - 2. The Priest and Vocations

A focus on vocations to the priesthood - 2. The Priest and Vocations

By Fr. Hien Nguyen It is always hard to promote vocations in a diocese and a Vocation Director seems to be the “lone ranger” who would receive no supports from his brother priests. For this reason it is important to involve ...

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A focus on vocations to the priesthood - The Church and Vocations - 1.5 Pastoral Formation

A focus on vocations to the priesthood - The Church and Vocations - 1.5 Pastoral Formation

By Fr. Hien Nguyen During the different breaks in a school year especially for theologian students, they can be placed in different parishes to be formed pastorally. “The parish should be given particular importance for it is a living cell of ...

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