Church Priest

A priest who combines many other professions

Mr. Editor, Please leave me space in your journal for the publication of this tribute to Reverend P. Derek H. Goodrich, MA (University of Canterbury), AA Derek H. Goodrich, 1927-2021. A lifespan of 94 years, with a remarkable and exceptional career as a pastor, who in his words “had accumulated …

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DI voice | Forgive me, Father, for I have not sinned

On September 6, 2019, I desperately desired God’s direction as I entered the chapel at the Newman Catholic Center in St. John’s. While waiting to confess, I knelt on a bench, praying for guidance. After confessing half an hour later, I left the chapel and walked down Armory Avenue in …

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A message from Fr. Chad Guillaume

Brother Chad Guillaume This last Friday, August 13, we celebrated a devout Christian from the United States. Michael McGivney died 130 years ago. Ordained a Catholic priest just 12 years after the end of the Civil War, the humble pastor ministered at a time before telephones and light bulbs. In …

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