Browsing From the Heart by Fr. Will

Jesus Christ Is Lord

Posted by Carol Dolinar

As I leave my assignment at Saint Benedict the Abbot, I leave you with a few last words from the heart. This bi-monthly article has given me the opportunity to express my joy and struggles. It has allowed me to share the Holy Church’s teachings as well as share ... Read More »

The Time For My Departure Is Near

Posted by Carol Dolinar

On Sunday, July 9 at 10:00 am, I will celebrate my last Mass at Saint Benedict the Abbot Parish as Parochial Vicar. I feel like Saint Paul must have felt when he left the various churches he established and the disciples of the Lord he had formed. Of these, ... Read More »

Urgent Need: The Daily Holy Hour

Posted by Carol Dolinar

As these articles of mine are coming to a close, I have been praying about what is most needed to be written before I leave my spiritual children in the Lord. I have concentrated my message, during my time here, on a few consistent themes: God is Mercy, Jesus ... Read More »

Come, Holy Spirit! - Veni, Sancte Spiritus!

Posted by Carol Dolinar

First off, I want to express my deepest gratitude to all of those who have given their lives in service to our country and freedoms in the Armed Forces on the Memorial Day weekend. Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May ... Read More »

A Blessed & Happy Mother’s Day

Posted by Carol Dolinar

 I send my blessings of a Happy Mother’s Day to all our mothers. May you be filled with the grace and peace of the Lord today and always. In a special way I pray for the eternal rest of all mothers who have gone before us. Eternal rest grant ... Read More »

Transitions

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Transitions are difficult, but necessary for life and growth. Jesus told the Greeks, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. He who loves his life loses it, and ... Read More »

Blessed & Happy Easter!

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Jesus Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed! It is Easter Day. This the greatest celebration of the year. This is the great day of rejoicing, Jesus Christ is Risen! It is so great of a day that the Church takes eight full days to celebrate. This is known ... Read More »

Lectio Divina

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Our transformative journey of Lent continues. We can begin to see and feel the joy of Easter is upon us. The spring weather is upon us. It is both here and not yet. There is a tension of Lent and Easter, penance and joy, discipline and freedom, along with ... Read More »

Spiritual Reset

Posted by Carol Dolinar

As we prayerfully enter the Third Week of Lent, it is a good time to take a deep breath and review where we are with our Lenten disciplines of Prayer, Fasting, and Acts of Charity. This third week is prime time to reevaluate our Lenten plan. Or perhaps to ... Read More »

Three Pillars - Prayer, Fasting, Acts of Charity

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Lent is upon us. During the great Season of Lent, we have the opportunity to renew our spiritual lives and therefore our entire lives which depend so deeply on it. The state of our interior life affects every aspect of our lives. If we leave it unattended to, life ... Read More »