With 70 priests, nuns or religious relatives on both sides of his Irish Catholic family, Fr. Kelly seemed almost destined to consider religious life.
Br. Humphrey has lived all over the United States and has devoted his ministry to teaching and counseling at hospitals and schools.
Throughout his religious life, Br. Ennis has served others through his work as a caregiver to retired friars and as a cook at St. Francis Inn.
The encyclical’s title, “Laudato Si’” or “Praised Be,” is drawn from a prayer attributed to the friars’ founder, St. Francis of Assisi.
Given that the poor, future generations, and countless species will bear the brunt of global climate change, it is imperative that we act prophetically.
In the spirit of Fr. Mychal Judge, who died on 9/11, Holy Name Province encourages reconciliation and interfaith dialogue in the wake of Bin Laden’s death.
That workers have the right to organize has been a principle of Catholic moral teaching for more than a century.