Author Archives: Father Bernie
Recently my good friend Mother Marion, a long time Free Catholic Priest, asked a question about my experience at Fatima. This is mentioned in the contemplative prayer outline. Here is my answer to her. Mother: The comments about Fatima had … Continue reading
Introduction Brief review of monastic prayer of The Hours My experience with the Tridentine Seminarian Reasons for Contemplative Prayer and prayer in general To “live” a Spiritual life in this mess we call a civilization DK One of my favorite … Continue reading
“The Old is not dead, the new is not yet”, Bishop Spong.” My own dilemma in starting a church in Pepin: * Not old time religion * Not new age * Small town * Business conflict * Meet where? … Continue reading
Summer and Fall at St. Patrick’s Chapel We all like how the red trim brings richness and depth to the inside. Window on the south side … Continue reading
Just recently I had a conversation with one of our priests. He was feeling very unhappy with the qualities of people he observed who demonstrate far less than ideal Christian attributes. In fact some of the things he mentioned … Continue reading
The picturesque complex has a character of its own and is one of the most remarkable collections of Celtic art and medieval architecture to be found anywhere in Europe.
ASCENSION–An Alliance for Spiritual Renewal is born. It is both a Church and mystical movement – without ceiling, walls, or affiliation with any other ecclesiastical body. Emerging from a small mission community it strives to be a spiritual “stagecoach stop” … Continue reading