priests – Catherine Doherty Cause for Canonization Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:04:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Catherine and Father John Callahan Mon, 01 Jun 2009 16:00:00 +0000 Who is Father John Callahan? It is for the many who do not know who he was, or know very little about him, that I make him the subject of this newsletter. He was the first priest to join Madonna House, and was given the wisdom and courage to accept being Catherine’s spiritual director during the most momentous years of her spiritual life.]]> How is Catherine Being Perceived? Thu, 01 Jun 2006 16:00:22 +0000 I am frequently asked, “How is Catherine being perceived?” Of course, it all depends on who is doing the perceiving. A guest came here once and just sat in the car until someone came out to see who he was. He said he had read Poustinia but was overwhelmed by the number of buildings before him. “What did you expect?” he was asked. “An old woman sitting under a tree,” he said.]]> “We Are Aiming at Sanctity” Wed, 01 Jun 2005 16:00:25 +0000 There are several themes of this newsletter: 1) that everyone is called to holiness; 2) that this is one of the deepest ways of understanding Christian relationships; and 3) that our times have been especially blessed with an abundance of saintly women.]]> Catherine Doherty and Madonna House Thu, 01 Apr 2004 16:00:40 +0000