The Navajo Way

The Navajo Way

Aside from Christmas and Easter, “Ash Wednesday was always the best attended service of the year,” according to Fr. Blane Grein, former pastor of Our Lady of Fatima, a Navajo Parish in Chinle, Arizona.

Teaching Lent

Teaching Lent

Students in Theology classes at Roger Bacon will have a hard time escaping their Lenten resolutions. They’re as close as the screen on their iPad. They can thank Provincial Minister Mark Soehner for that.

Consistent Discipline

Consistent Discipline

Writing a guest column in the Cincinnati Enquirer, Roger Bacon alumni Gary Favors says the secret ingredient for success in education is “the age-old solution to most successful ventures – consistent discipline.”

El Dia De Los Muertos

El Dia De Los Muertos

Procession on El Dia de los Muertos 8 DEC, 2017 PHOTOS AND STORY BY FR. FRANK JASPER, OFM When the friars told me that Dia de Muertos was a big celebration, I thought they were exaggerating until I saw the delivery of 30-40 Port-O-Lets. Then I realized that this was...
Br. Luke Simon, OFM

Br. Luke Simon, OFM

Br. Luke Simon, OFM 30 NOV, 2017 Goodbye, Mr. Spalding BY FR. MARK SOEHNER, OFM (In his homily for the Nov. 8 funeral of *Br. Luke Simon** at St. Margaret Hall, Mark Soehner talked about this quiet friar’s journey as a metaphor for one of the loves of Luke’s life –...