Dust and Dewfall

The Otto Grotto Rosary Dog Walk

Join Father Poston and his dog, Otto, on an "Otto Grotto Rosary Walk" in Emmitsburg.
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The Joy of the Wild Goose

In Ireland, Christians past and present often refer to the Holy Spirit as “the Wild Goose.” The “goose is loose” they’ll say when they speak of the surprising, creative and often spontaneous work of the Holy Spirit.
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Jesus, our Eternal Fire Fighter

A fire fighter shares an amazing story of faith and salvation with Father Collin Poston.
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Keeping our focus on Him

Can you imagine your life without Christ? Without Jesus? How different everything – everything! – indeed would be.
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His gaze never turns away from us

Being a humble servant is living out the wondrous, mystical reality that God's gaze never turns away from us.
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What’s blocking the Light?

What are the false gods that we are tempted to look upon, to hold on to and depend upon, that distract us from the gaze of Christ into our eyes, minds and hearts?
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Rest and the exercise of our souls

When our souls are stretched, even if to their breaking points, carrying our crosses, may we come to Jesus, who repairs, renews, restores and refreshes our souls.
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FOCUSed on Christ in Panama

When we encounter Jesus, whether on a mission trip in another country or in our ordinary, daily lives, we discover that he wants to befriend us.
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Seeing as God sees

Last Sunday,  the “midway point” of Lent, we heard the beautiful, amazing account from the Gospel of John of the “man born blind” (John 9:1-41.) In it we see a beautiful progression of faith, not so much unlike the one of the Samaritan woman who earlier proclaimed Christ to her
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St. Otto, pray for us (and my hyper-spastic Pomeranian puppy)

As some of you may know from the recent article in the Catholic Review about priests and their pet dogs (“Four-Legged and Faithful”), I am now the proud and happy owner of a new puppy. He’s a fluffy black Pomeranian named Otto. He’s about 3 months old now, and standing
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