Father Glenn Comandini

Sacraments conferred by laicized priests and bishops

In light of the laicization of Theodore Mc-Carrick, some Catholics whose children or grandchildren were baptized or confirmed are wondering if the sacraments administered by McCarrick are still valid. “Must these individuals be re-baptized or reconfirmed?” Many couples who asked … Continue reading

Journalists convened close to unique marian shrine

Last month, Erin Friedlander, director, diocesan Office of Communications and Public relations, and I attended the annual Catholic Media Conference hosted by the Catholic Press Association in Green Bay, Wisc. In attendance were those in communications, which includes broadcast journalism … Continue reading

Enigmatic martyrdom of Peter and Paul

By Father Glenn J. Comandini, STD In the Acts of the Apostles, Luke speaks about an angel liberating St. Peter from prison in Jerusalem. Peter’s release is something good. It convinced this disciple that the Lord was indeed at work … Continue reading

Martyrdom a question on God’s justice

Imagine what life was like for Paul Miki, a native Japanese vocation to the Jesuits who, in the 16th century, made inroads in preaching the Gospel to his Japanese brothers and sisters.  Catholicism was a threat to the Shinto and … Continue reading