Browsing the July 2016 archive of Saint Anselm Blog

Prayers for a slain Priest

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 7/28/16

A priest is sometimes called an alter Christus (another Christ)who acts in persona Christi (in the person of Christ).When celebrating the Eucharist a priest offers, sacramentally,the sacrifice Jesus offered, once, and for all, on the altar of the Cross: his Body and Blood.An 85 year old priest in St.-Étienne-du-Rouvray, ... Read More »

Deacon Bill's Homily for July 3

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 7/04/16

Anybody who’s ever packed the car for a family vacation has to be scratching their heads a little at today’s Gospel.

“Carry no money bag, no sack, no sandals” sounds really foreign to anyone who’s squeezed four suitcases, two duffels, a sleeping bag or two, a camera bag and ... Read More »