Today the Dioceses in Louisiana celebrate the Solemnity of Our Lady of Prompt Succor. She intercedes for us and she has a deep significance to New Orleans. You can find this bellow: The first has to do with one of the great fires which periodically threatened the city, the Ursuline Convent included. Frightened residents joined … Continue reading Our Lady of Prompt Succor
Outside of my homilies, I haven't said much about the crisis our Church has been facing but I have been reading some articles recently on these matters that I believe are helpful. Please fast and pray for the Church. Pray especially that the truth come to light so as a Church we can begin to … Continue reading Some helpful Articles on the Abuse Crisis
As I'm getting to know the people of Ascension and St. Francis I wanted to introduce the people to my family. So if you don't know me that well or my family check the bulletin article bellow. Both my brother and I were born and raised in Baton Rouge, but the same cannot be said … Continue reading Meet my Family!
My mom was recently featured by the Davis Phinney Foundation, an organization that helps people diagnosed with Parkinson's live a good life! https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/blog/moments-of-victory-jan-grimes-found-the-silver-lining-in-her-parkinsons-diagnosis/
Sorry, the blog has been inactive as of late. The busy life of seminary makes it difficult to update this blog. But Now I'm at a parish and will update this blog from time to time. I graduated from Notre Dame Seminary this past May. The Diocese has assigned me to Ascension of our Lord … Continue reading Update on my Journey
Marian feast days are always my favorite days of the year when it comes to the liturgy of the hours. Check out some of the beautiful prayers from the prayers for last night and today! My favorite one, "Through Eve the gates of heaven were closed to all mankind; through the Virgin Mother they were … Continue reading Liturgical Prayers of the Assumption
Today is an important feast for Deacons, one of the earliest known Deacons of the Church and a saint who is mentioned in the Roman Canon (Eucharistic Prayer I). One aspect of his story really sticks out to me; after the Martyrdom of Pope Saint Sixtus II, the prefect of the city demanded that Lawrence … Continue reading St. Lawrence Deacon and Martyr