Fr. Kyle Sladek articles

Fr. Kyle Sladek articles

The Value of Gratitude - October 13, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 10/29/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

On the first day of this month, the Church celebrated the liturgical Memorial of St. Therese of Lisieux, the “Little Flower,” a favorite saint of many, the French Carmelite nun who died in 1897 of tuberculosis at age 24. Someone once gave me a set ... Read More »

I Challenge You to Put Yourself Last - September 1, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 10/02/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Do you remember Archbishop Fulton Sheen? He was a famous writer and radio and television evangelist in the mid-20th century. The Church has declared him Venerable Servant of God, the first step toward being canonized a Saint. Recently a miracle performed by him was approved by the ... Read More »

When Jesus Knocks - July 21, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 7/17/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Praised be Jesus Christ!  Lately, the following scenario has been coming up in my prayer: Jesus shows up at my door, and knocks, and opens the door slightly and peers in. What is my reaction?  Sometimes I rise immediately, excited, and head to the door ... Read More »

Happy Pentecost Sunday! - June 9, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 6/13/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Praised be Jesus Christ! Happy Pentecost Sunday! Today we conclude the 50-day Easter Season celebrating the Resurrection of our Lord. We celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon Mary and the Apostles in the Upper Room, in wind and tongues of fire.

We wear ... Read More »

What a Beautiful Gift is the Mercy of God - April 28, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 6/13/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Alleluia! He is Risen! He is Risen indeed, alleluia! Praised be Jesus Christ, and happy Easter Octave! We are just finishing this “week-long day” of celebration. Today is the 2nd Sunday of Easter, better known now as Divine Mercy Sunday. Pope St. John Paul II ... Read More »

Vestments - What They Symbolize - March 17, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 6/13/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Praised be Jesus Christ!  Some of you have asked me about my vestments – why I wear them and what they symbolize. Here is a summary. I’ve included the prayer that can be said with each. These prayers are no longer required of the priest ... Read More »

The Beauty of the Funeral Mass - February 3, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 6/13/19

Dear brothers and sisters:

In my six months of priesthood, some of the most beautiful times of prayer have been at funerals. Often, a flood of emotions are present but the funeral rites, and especially the funeral Mass, have a way of collecting these emotions and bringing them before ... Read More »

Jesus is Almost Here! - December 16, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 6/13/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Jesus is almost here! We are halfway through Advent: 2 weeks down, 2 (well, a little less than 2) to go.  This is Gaudete Sunday.  “Gaudete” is the Latin word for “Rejoice,” which is the word that begins the Entrance Antiphon of the ... Read More »

Subscribe

RSS Feed

Archive


Access all blogs

Subscribe to all of our blogs