Confessions of a Basilica Confessor

Confessions of a Basilica Confessor

Dominican Priest Shares View From Confession Box By Carmen Elena Villa ROME, OCT. 2, 2009 (Zenit.org).- They have a fixed schedule, a day of rest, and a couple of hours for lunch. Their office is not a desk with a computer, but a confessional. They are the basilica confessors, those priests assigned a special ministry…
Frustrated With Your Career Transition?  Fire St. Cajetan, Patron of the Jobless!

Frustrated With Your Career Transition? Fire St. Cajetan, Patron of the Jobless!

by Ricky McRoskey I’m not proud of it, but about halfway through a torturous four-month job search, I fired a saint.  That’s right—I canned him.  Gave him the pink slip.  Told St. Cajetan (Caj-uh-tan)—the 16th-century patron of the jobless, the selfless Italian priest who once founded a bank that lent to the poor to shield…