Daily Archives: March 15, 2013

Expect the unexpected!

After the announcement of the new Pope I was in the chapel thanking God for his fidelity to his church. I began to think of the previous days and all the speculations the media was making of who the new … Continue reading

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Where were you, when they elected Pope Francis?

Everyone has their own story, and most of the ones coming out of the seminary here are adventurous, desperate tales of mad sprints in cassock, leather dress shoes disintegrating under the strain, through the driving rain, dodging nuns and Roman … Continue reading

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An Instrument of Peace and Simplicity

After a very emotionally charged evening last night, I would like to share a little bit of what our “live” experience was after we saw white smoke from the Sistine Chapel… It’s white! At around 5:30pm, I went down to … Continue reading

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Running in Cassock

The Exciting Evening of the Pope’s Election Our seminary is 4.5 miles from the Vatican. Since the announcement of the Conclave, every brother was making his own contingency plans to get to St. Peter’s ASAP when the white smoke went … Continue reading

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Four Moments with Pope Francis

Yesterday we were all abuzz with the election of our new Pope. I want to recount four moments that stood out for me. In the house we had decided that five bells would be the signal if a Pope were … Continue reading

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