Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

FOCAL POINT: “Under the pressure of apostolic activity, the Resurrectionist will maintain a unity in his work and spirituality.” (Con. 194)   Deceased: Fr. Joseph Zwierzycki, 1963, Chicago, USA Fr. Ernest Schumacher, 2001, Louisville, USA   Bishop Ordination: Bishop Wesley Spiewak, 2015, Bermuda   For the Church, our Holy Father, and for our local ordinary. […]

The Holy Guardian Angels

FOCAL POINT: “Christ lives and acts in him and he grows in Christ through his ministry” (Con. 194)   Deceased: Fr. Ignacy Badov, 2000, Belene, Bulgaria   For our Congregation, Father General and his curia, the provincial/regional superiors and their councils, and for our local superior. For novices, seminarians and for vocations to the Congregation. […]

October 3

FOCAL POINT: “He loves people with the love of Christ, and he is concerned for their spiritual welfare.” (Con. 194)   Deceased: Fr. Terrance McGuire, 2015, Kitchener, Canada   First Vows: Fr. Adriano Ciminelli, 1955, Italy   For our parents, relatives, friends and benefactors, and for the one who will die first among us. For […]

St. Francis of Assisi

FOCAL POINT: “The desire to bring each person to Christ vivifies his apostolate and makes him ready and capable of overcoming any obstacle and, if need be, of laying down his life for the salvation of all.” (Con. 194)   Deceased: Br. Antoni Kaczmarek, 1948, Rome, Italy Fr. Henry Stec, 1969, Chicago, USA Fr. Anthony […]

St. Faustina Kowalska

FOCAL POINT: For the religious “his entire consecrated life will be filled with an apostolic spirit, and his apostolic life permeated with a religious spirit.” (Con. 194)   Deceased: Br. Giuseppe Valeriani, 1893, Mentorella, Italy   Birthday: Fr. Lukasz Pecyna, 1991, Poland   For our members in the missions. For vocations to consecrated life, especially […]

Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher & St. Bruno

FOCAL POINT: “In this spirit, each Resurrectionist can be occupied with the work of Christ and acquire a spirituality proper to a pastor of God’s people.” (Con. 195)   Deceased: Cl. Mieczyslaw Lesinski, 1951, Krakow, Poland Fr. James Prusinski, 1975, Chicago, USA Fr. John Pawelczak, 1993, Chicago, USA   Final Vows: Br. Edward Hohenadel, 1979, […]

Our Lady of the Rosary

FOCAL POINT: The religious “will learn to renounce his own convenience in order to exercise greater efforts in fulfilling his pastoral duties and in implementing new approaches to pastoral ministry under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.” (Con. 195)   Birthday: Fr. Artur Traczewski, 1973, Poland   For the conversion of sinners, and for all […]

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

FOCAL POINT: Resurrectionists “will actuate the spirit of the Congregation which demands that he dies to self and rises with Christ in order that his new life with Christ will benefit the people of God.” (Con. 195)   Deceased: Br. Patrick Galvin, 1968, London, Canada   For our deceased members and benefactors, for all the […]

St. Denis and St. John Leonardi – Canadian Thanksgiving

FOCAL POINT: “Let us minister joyfully so that the new order established by the Risen Christ is made manifest.” (Con. 195)   Deceased: Br. Joseph Olszewski, 1929, Chicago, USA Cl. Eugene Jasinski, 1934, St. Louis, USA Fr. Cornelius Mellen, 1956, St. Mary, USA Fr. Arkadiusz Stepien, 2002, Bytow, Poland Fr. Ernst Varosi, 2020, Waterloo, Canada […]

October 10

FOCAL POINT: “Each member of the Congregation shall regard it his duty to be concerned about vocations. Let him ‘beg the harvest Master to send out laborers to gather His harvest’ (Mt. 9:38).” (Con. 196)   Deceased: Fr. Peter Fiolek, 1986, Chicago, USA Fr. John Miles, 1990, Chicago, USA Fr. Joseph Przysucha, 1997, Chicago, USA […]

St. John XXIII

FOCAL POINT: “Let him remember, too, that it is especially through brotherly love and the joyful fulfillment of his apostolate that he will attract others to share his religious consecration.” (Con. 196)   Deceased: Fr. John Sobieszczyk, 1926, Chicago, USA Fr. Thaddeus Zygowicz 1992, Des Plaines, USA   For our Congregation, our superiors, and vocations […]

October 12

FOCAL POINT: “The Congregation strives to bring an ecumenical spirit to every apostolate. It is concerned about people of all persuasions yet avoids a false conciliatory approach, superficiality or imprudent zeal.” (Con. 197)   Deceased: Fr. Wladyslaw Marszalkiewicz, 1927, Rome, Italy   Birthday: Fr. Edson Siqueira da Silva, 1950, Brazil   For our country, for […]