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The Mass: The Introductory Rites, Part I

July 16, 2024

When we examine the different parts of the Mass, it is common to distinguish four major parts of the Mass: the Introductory Rites, the Liturgy of the Word, the Liturgy…

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The Mass: An Introduction

July 12, 2024

The National Eucharistic Pilgrimage may have left Missouri as it continued on its way to Indianapolis for the Eucharistic Congress this coming week, but that doesn’t mean our work is…

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Let the Fruits Grow That Have Been Planted in Fertile Soil.

July 6, 2024

With this bulletin front, I wish to give a recap of the events of Monday and Tuesday as we hosted the first stop in the Diocese of Jefferson City of…

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Our Emmaus Moment

June 28, 2024

Well, after months of announcements, it’s finally here! This week, the perpetual pilgrims carrying the Blessed Sacrament along the St. Junipero Serra Route of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage will arrive…

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The Benefits of a Holy Hour with Jesus in Front of the Blessed Sacrament

June 21, 2024

Last week I shared a way to make a Holy Hour with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament at our Adoration Chapel. This weekend, I want to share with you some…

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Spend An Hour With Jesus!

June 14, 2024

Two weekends ago, we celebrated the Priesthood ordination of Father Christopher Hoffmann; he returned to his home parish to celebrate his Masses of Thanksgiving on Corpus Christi Sunday and then…

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The Rites of Priestly Ordination

June 7, 2024

Fr. Joe and I were glad to see so many families from St. Vincent de Paul at the Cathedral on Saturday. If you weren’t able to make it, or even…

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About the Sacrament of Holy Orders

May 30, 2024

Check out some important teachings as written in the Catechism of the Catholic Church pertaining to The Order of Priesthood. “In Brief, 1590-1600.” St. Paul said to his disciple Timothy:…

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My Call to the Priesthood

May 30, 2024

It has been a long journey to get to this beautiful day where I can celebrate the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass here in St. Vincent de Paul as a…

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Faith Formation Through Catholic Education

May 24, 2024

Every now and then, it is good to stop and look back at what we have done and accomplished. This retrospective attitude helps us check whether we have been faithful…

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