As I write these words, it is the 100th birthday of the great pope, St. John Paul II.
I feel a close connection to him and have been thinking about him, praying for his intercession, reflecting on how his life has inspired me in my ministry.
May 6, 2020. Mother of the Church and our mother
April 21, 2020. See how they love one another
April 13, 2020. Easter in an epidemic
April 11, 2020. Archbishop Gomez: ‘Jesus on the cross is the only answer’
Around the ADLA
In the early weeks of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles learned that senior citizens were at a heightened risk of contracting the deadly virus. The sisters thought instantly of the residents at their Santa Teresita nursing home and assisted living facility in Duarte, and realized what they were being called to do: move in with them.
In The News
The Parish Exists To Support the Family Not The Other Way Around.” Popcak Interview with The Angelus on Domestic Church Life
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles just published an article I was interviewed for. It discusses the renewed emphasis on domestic church life–especially in light of the pandemic. My thanks to Sophia Martinson for the piece. Since we discussed a lot of things that didn’t make the final piece, I wanted to share the full conversation Sophia and I had. I hope it will help you discover the importance of your domestic church in God’s plan for bringing the world to him.
May 20, 2020. Video: Alumnus Seminarian on Path to Priesthood