This weekend we had the joy of attending the first Mass of Father Raymond Buehler. The most beautiful thing about the Mass was not the music, nor the church, nor the vestments, but rather the love for God and His people that Father Buehler demonstrated throughout the Mass, especially in the offering of the Eucharistic prayer. In his closing remarks, Father Buehler included a special thank you to the religious sisters that accompanied him with prayers and support through his time at the seminary. He recounted a visit he made with a fellow seminarian to the convent. After the visit, his friend made the observation, “I love the sisters. They make me want to be a priest.” I think we were all humbled by that compliment. However, I am not surprised by it, because this is the reality of the Mystical Body of Christ. My “yes” to God through my vocational response is not just between “me and God” as people so often like to believe. My “yes” (and my “no’s”) affect others’ respo
The Franciscan Way of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George is the road that St. Francis followed: in the footsteps of Jesus Christ and in the spirit of our foundress, Mother M. Anselma.