Mass in Time of War

Mass in Time of War

A friend of mine wrote this description of attending Mass on an aircraft carrier:           It was 1962, the height of the Cold War. I was stationed aboard an aircraft carrier in the Western Pacific. Operations ran 24/7. The launch of an aircraft involved catapulting planes that weighed 60,000 pounds from dead-stop to a speed of 130 miles pe...

By "Fr. Luke" - 05 12 2022
Lions

Lions

I read a story about a man with a recurring nightmare. In the dream, he was pursued by a fierce lion which kept chasing him until he dropped from exhaustion and woke screaming. The dream disturbed him greatly and, eventually, he sought counsel from his pastor. As they spoke, the pastor asked if there was something troubling going on in his life:...

By "Fr. Luke" - 04 13 2022
A Father’s Priestliness

A Father’s Priestliness

This article was previously published in Sword & Spade Magazine. Pablo Gonzalez, Fraternus Captain and prolific father,  experienced the power of a father’s priestly voice.   Have you ever walked away from a serious car accident? You are bumped and bruised, nothing serious, but your car is totaled. You look around confused and ...

By Sword&Spade - 04 06 2022