Hey Buddy, You Shouldn’t Be Carrying That Cross! 12

Good Friday 2011 was a day my life significantly changed.

I was a philosophy professor at a Catholic seminary in New York at the time, and like every year for the past almost 20 years, I had planned on “celebrating” Good Friday there at the seminary and taking part in the liturgical activities there. The Liturgy of the Hours sung in Latin was one of those things you could not experience anywhere else and I did not want to miss it. More…

Mission Youth Evangelization: Carrying the Cross in New York City 7

Good News!

That is what the New Evangelization is about and what Mission Youth missionaries did on the Streets of Manhattan on Good Friday.

Over 50 high school missionaries carried the cross from Central Park South, down Broadway, to Old St Patrick’s Basilica in Soho — More…

Father, Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit 2

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down on my own. I have power to lay it down, and power to take it up again. This command I have received from my Father.

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down on my own. I have power to lay it down, and power to take it up again. This command I have received from my Father.

Christ’s Seventh Word From the Cross

Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit”; and when he had said this he breathed his last.

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Live from New York… The Passion of Christ 11

Live Stations of the Cross, 2013

Live Stations of the Cross, 2013

How I spent Good Friday…

Yesterday I had the honor and privilege of working with the RC Mission Corps during their Good Friday Mission to the City of Manhattan.

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Mission Corps: Carrying the Cross in New York City Reply


This year, on Good Friday, I had the experience of joining the Mission Youth crosswalk through the streets of Manhattan. Same great experience as last year, except this year I made sure we brought a video camera.

Recommendation: Watch it on fullscreen on Youtube. More…

In the Footsteps of Christ: Stations of the Cross in New York City Reply

Living Stations of the Cross

Fresh photos from Missions in New York City

Here are a few pictures from the Mission Youth Good Friday Mission in Manhattan. Coming soon, the mission video you don’t want to miss!

Living Stations of the Cross in Soho More…