The Wonder of a Catholic Priest: Writer Spends the Day Wearing a Cassock

priest cassock

What would it be like if you spent a day wearing the uniform of another profession? Would you feel like a different person? Would people treat you differently?

One writer, Tom Chiarella, wanted to experience first-hand what it would be like to literally walk in someone else’s “professional shoes” for the day.

His job as a creative writing professor and author required no uniform—no visible sign of what he did for a living. And a part of him kind of wished that it did.

He’s Coming! Here’s the Schedule for Pope Francis’ USA Visit this September

Schedule of Pope Francis' trip to the United States

The USCCB has just announced the schedule of Pope Francis’ trip the United States from September 22 – 27, 2015. All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.

Are you planning a trip to see the Holy Father while he’s in D.C., New York City, and Philadephia during the dates below? If so, please comment below and tell us about it!

Perú, Polonia y El Salvador: Unidos por la Fe y el Martirio

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Un mártir es una persona que sufre persecución y muerte por defender su fe. A pesar del miedo que enfrentan, se sienten consolados y hasta privilegiados en dar la vida por lo que creeen. Exactamente como Jesucristo lo hizo.

No hace falta remontarse a siglos pasados. El martirio y la Cristiandad sigue existente en nuestros días. Los protagonistas no son super héroes con super poderes, sino seres humanos con grandes virtudes de paciencia a toda prueba, una fe heroica, una esperanza triunfal, una valentía excepcional y un amor fervoroso a Dios.