Friday, December 16, 2011

more responses

I pray that these remaining days of Advent are blessed and grace-filled as we prepare to celebrate the Birth of Our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Below are the next batch of responses:

1) Msgr. Paul Jervis, Pastor of St. Martin de Porres Parish in Brooklyn, NY

2) Fr. Gavin N. Vaverek, Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Longview, TX

3) Bishop Nicholas Samra, Eparch of Newton for Melkite Catholics in Newton, MA

4) Fr. Jonathan J. Wisneski, Co-Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Greensburg, PA

5) Senator Brian P. Stack, 33rd District of New Jersey in West New York, NY

6) Tammi Washington on behalf of Harris Teeter Grocery Stores in Matthews, NC

7) Bishop John Snyder, Bishop Emeritus of Saint Augustine, FL.

8) Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez Nieves, OFM, Archbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico.

9) Katherine Smith, on behalf of Mars Chocolate of North America in Hackettstown, NJ.

10) Fr. Charles Fox, Secretary to the Archbishop of Detroit, MI.

11) Fr. Michael Kavanaugh, Pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Macon, GA

12) Archbishop Petero Mataca, Archbishop of Suva, Fiji.

13) Sr. Eileen Egan, IHM, missionary in Sicuani, Peru.

14) Fr. Jack Wintz, OFM, contributor to the St. Anthony Messenger Press in Cincinnati, OH

15) Fr. Patrick Conroy, SJ, Chaplain to the United States House of Representatives

16) Poor Clares in Belleville, IL

17) Chaille' Bavido on behalf of Reily Foods Company in New Orleans, LA

18) Bishop Daniel Leo Ryan, Bishop Emeritus of Springfield in Illinois.

19) Fr. William P. Donahue, Pastor of St. Apollinaris Parish in Napa, CA.

20) Msgr. Leonard Badia, KCHS, Superintendent Emeritus of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Brooklyn, NY.

Thursday, November 17, 2011


Now that the flow of responses has slowed up a bit, I am posting the most recent ones.  They're from about the past thirty days.

1) Fr. Kevin E. McKenna, Pastor of the Cathedral Community in Rochester, NY

2) Fr. Primo, Franciscan Mission Associates in Mount Vernon, NY

3) Archbishop Faoud Twal, Patriarch of Gerusalemme.

4) Poor Clares in Kiryu, Japan

5) Bishop Leslie R. Tomlinson, Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

6) Bishop Peter Connors, Bishop of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

7) Archbishop Romulo G. Valles, Archbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines.

8) Fr. Burke Masters, Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Joliet in Illinois.

9) Tony Cochrane, Chairman of the Australian V8 Supercars Championship.

10) Msgr. Jerome Sommer, retired priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, MO.

11) Fr. James Bucley, FSSP, Instructor at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, NE.

12) Fr. Howard Haase, Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Waukesha, WI.

13) Msgr. James Vlaun, President of Telecare TV Network in Uniondale, NY.

14) Fr. Thomas McGann, CMF, Director of Catholic Campus Ministry at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO.

15) Dcn. Robert D. Bailey, Secretary to the Bishop and Master of Ceremonies of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, PA.

16) Fr. Thomas Quinlavin, Pastor of Queen of Heaven Parish in West Seneca, NY.

17) Msgr. Edward Puleo, Director for Priest Personnel of the Diocese of Metuchen, NJ.  He was recently elevated to a Monsignor.

18) Fr. Miguel Mariano, Director of the Office of Worship for the Diocese of Tucson, AZ.

19) Fr. Nathan Vail, FSSP, Extraordinary Form Chaplain at the Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand.

20) Bishop Colin D. Campbell, Bishop of Dunedin, New Zealand.

21) Fr. Gregory Heikkala, Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Marquette, MI.

22) Fr. John Pfannenstiel, OFM Cap., from the Seraphic Mass Association in Pittsburgh, PA.

23) Bishop Jude A. Paulraj, Bishop oof Palayamkottai, India.

24) Fr. Raymond Lebrun, OMI, Spiritual Director at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.

25) Fr. Ronald D. Witherup, SS, Superior General of the Priests of St. Sulpice in Paris, France.

26) Bishop Patrick Dunn, Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand.

27) Archbishop John A. Dew, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand.

28) Bishop Peter Cullinane, Bishop of Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Responses Part 7

It's been three weeks, but here are some responses:

1) Robert Roth on behalf of Archbishop Robert Zollitsch, Archbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

2) Fr. Anthony Quyet, Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Jackson, MS.

3) Fr. AF Delaney, Vicar General of the Diocese of Bathurst, NSW, Australia on behalf of Bishop Michael McKenna, Bishop of Bathurst, NSW, Australia

4) Fr. John Neneman, Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Orange in California

5) Octavio Guazzelli, Technical and Supportive Manager at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

6) Dr. Ronald Sobecks, MD, author of "Divine Mercy: Triumph Over Cancer".  He is a physician at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH.

7) Fr. Raymond Dischler, Pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Poynette, WI.

8) Fr. Greig Gonzales, SSPX from Dickinson, TX.

9) Poor Clares in Omaha, NE.

10) Fr. Carmelo Francis Ferrara, OSCO, weekend assistant at St. Theresa Parish in Spring Hill, FL.

11) Fr. Stephen C. Porter, KCHS, Pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Rialto, CA.

12) Fr. Javier Virgen, Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Salt Lake City, UT.

13) Monastery of St. Clare in Cincinnati, OH.

14) Fr. Rudy Garcia, Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Dallas, TX.

15) Fr. Paul Lininger, OFM Conv., Pastor of St. Bonaventure Parish in Toronto, ON.

16) Fr. Donat Gionet, CJM, a retired priest of the Diocese of Bathurst, NB, and in a resident of Caraquet, NB.

17) Poor Clares in Travelers Rest, SC.

18) Poor Clares in Duncan, BC.

19) Sr. Janice Bader, CPPS, Executive Director of the National Religious Retirement Office in Washington, DC.

20) Fr. John McDermott, SJ, an instructor at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI.

21) Poor Clares in Santa Barbara, CA.

22) Poor Clares in Great Falls, MT.

23) Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, of the Marians of the Immaculate Conception in Stockbridge, MA.

24) Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa, Chief Executive of the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain

25) Fr. Shannon Collins, CPM, Pastor of St. Bernard Parish in Dayton, KY, and a celebrant of the Extraordinary Form.

26) Fr. Arthur H. Hoppe, a retired priest of the Diocese of Saint Cloud, MN, and a resident of Freeport, MN, and a celebrant of the Extraordinary Form.

27) Rita Wichtner, a Counselor at Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center in Memphis, MI.

28) Poor Clares in Palos Park, IL.

29) Poor Clares in Delray Beach, FL..

30) Fr. Stephen Dandeneau, a newly ordained priest of the Diocese of Providence, RI, and Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Bristol, RI.

31) Poor Clares in Sauk Rapids, MN.

32) Jim Noble, a radio commentator for Performance Racing Network in Concord, NC.

33) Mary Ann, with Holy Love Ministries in North Ridgeville, OH.

34) Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

35) Monastery of St. Clare in Jamaica Plain, MA.

36) Chorbishop Michael G. Thomas, Vicar General of the Eparchy of St. Maron of Brooklyn for Maronite Catholics.

37) Fr. Adalberto Sanchez, a newly ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago, IL, and assigned to St. Joseph Parish in Elgin, IL.

38) Caterina Benincasa Monastery in New Castle, DE.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Responses Part 6

1) Msgr. Brian Moore, Retired priest of the Diocese of Dodge City, KS.

2) Fr. Luke Sweeney, Director of Vocations of the Archdiocese of New York, NY.

3) Margaret Wakely, from Network for a Grateful Living in Ithaca, NY.

4) Alice H. Edwards, Executive Administrative Assistant at Carolina Beverage Corporation in Salisbury, NC.

5) Fr. Cyprian Uline, OFM Conv., Pastor of St. Edward Parish in Carlsbad, NM.

6) Fr. Paul U. Arinze, Director of Vocations of the Diocese of Madison, WI.

7) Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, Pro-Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre.

8) Rick Allen, SPEED Channel NASCAR commentator, of Matthews, NC.

9) Peter McAllister, Director of Consumer Affairs at Carnation Breakfast Essentials in Fremont, MI.

10) Melissa Gyldstrand, Human Resources Assistant at Ingles Markets in Asheville, NC.

11) W. James White, Papal Honoree in the Diocese of Trenton, NJ, and resident of Hamilton, NJ.

12) Bill Klatt, Co-Director of Good Counsel Homes, of Sewell, NJ.

13) Bishop Paul Tan Chee Ing, SJ, Bishop of Melaka-Johor, Malaysia

14) Fr. Dennis Wait from the Sanctuary of Hope in Kansas City, KS.

15) Msgr. Joseph Strickland, Delegate of the Apostolic Administrator, Bishop Alvaro Corrada del Rio, SJ, of the Diocese of Tyler, TX.

16) Sandra Yearwood of Life in the Spirit Seminar at Corpus Christi Parish in Willingboro, NJ.

17) Fr. John Malloy, SDB, from Salesian High School in Richmond, CA.  He sent me two St. John Bosco medals.

18) Msgr. Jeremian McCarthy, Executive Director of the Seminary Department at the National Catholic Education Association in Arlington, VA.

19) Fr. Rodolfo E. Vasquez, Administrator of St. John the Baptist Parish in Corpus Christi, TX.

20) Fr. Stephen Sauer, SJ, Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in New Orleans, LA.

21) Gill Campbell, CEO/General Manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, CA.

22) Steve Page, President and General Manager of Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, CA.

23) Fr. Daniel Reader, newly ordained priest of the Diocese of Orange, CA, and assigned to St. Irenaeus Parish in Cypress, CA.

24) Bishop James Douglas Conley, Apostolic Administrator/Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Denver, CO.

25) Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu, Bishop of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana.

26) Fr. Pike Thomas, Pastor of St. Jude Parish in Bossier City, LA.

27) Fr. D. Andrew Garner, Director of Vocations of the Diocese of Owensboro, KY, and Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Bowling Green, KY.

28) Fr. Robert J. Kelly, Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, PA.

29) Archbishop Francesco Pio Tamburrino, Archbishop of Foggia-Bovino, Italy.

30) Dr. Thomas A. Cavalieri, DO, Dean of the School of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Stratford, NJ.  Dr. Cavalieri was the recipient of a St. Luke Award from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, NJ.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Responses Part 5

1) Fr. Anthony Onyango, newly ordained priest for the Diocese of Belleville, IL, and assigned as Parochial Vicar of St. Stephen Parish in Caseyville, IL.

2) Fr. Nicolas Nguyen, newly ordained priest for the Diocese of Orange, CA, and assigned as Parochial Vicar of St. Boniface Parish in Anaheim, CA.

3) Fr. Andrew C. Nguyen, newly ordained priest for the Diocese of San Jose, CA, and assigned as Parochial Vicar of St. Christopher Parish in San Jose, CA.

4) Msgr. Jean-Francois Lantheaume, Charge d'Affaires at the Apostolic Nunciature in Washington, DC.

5) Msgr. John Wilson, Vicar for Evangelization of the Diocese of Leeds, England.

6) Carmelite Sisters of Baltimore, MD

7) Fr. Adam MacDonald, SVD, Vocation Director of the Society of the Divine Word at Divine Word College in Epworth, IA.

8) Fr. Albert Felice-Pace, OP, Chaplain of St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV.

9) Pamela Berwager, from Utz Quality Foods in Hanover, PA.

10) Deacon Christopher E. Okwousa, SDV, assigned to St. Mary, Star of the Sea Parish in Newport, VT.

11) Msgr. Francis W. Beach, Director of the Stewardship office of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, PA.

12) Fr. Angelus Migliore, TOR, Pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Tampa, FL.

13) Fr. Kris Stubna, Secretary for Catholic Education of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, PA.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Responses Part 4

1) Fr. Jefrey Starkovich, newly ordained priest for the Diocese of Lake Charles, LA, and assigned as Parochial Vicar of Our Lady Help of Christians in Jennings, LA.
2) Fr. Enrique Delgado, Pastor of St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Weston, FL

3) Bishop John Sherrington, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England.

4) Fr. Michael A. Marcelli, newly ordained priest for the Diocese of Youngstown, OH, and assigned as Parochial Vicar of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Youngstown, OH.

5) Fr. Adaly Rosado, Jr., newly ordained priest for the Archdiocese of New York, NY, and assigned as Parochial Vicar of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen, NY.

6) Judy Walton, from Martin's Potato Chips in Thomasville, PA.

7) Fr. Michael Davis, Pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Croydon, PA

8) Bishop Andrew P. Wypych, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, IL.

9) Msgr. John C. Fritz, Chancellor of the Diocese of Rockford, IL.

10) Fr. James Baron, newly ordained priest for the Diocese of Colorado Springs, CO, and assigned to the Cathedral of St. Mary in Colorado Springs, CO.

11) Bishop Aloys Joustem, Bishop of Liege, Belgium.

12) Fr. Javier, a newly ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, WI, and assigned to St. Helen Parish in Milwaukee, WI.

13) Fr. Charles J. Duman, retired priest of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, SD, and residing in Salem, SD.

14) Fr. Jared Brogan, a newly ordained priest for the Diocese of Paterson, NJ, and assigned to St. Margaret of Scotland Parish in Morristown, NJ.

15) Chris Halter, from St. Bonaventure Indian Mission School in Thoreau, NM.