St. John Vianney Catholic Church
Prince Frederick, MD  20678

Parish Diary
by
Father Peter J. Daly

Father Daly's Parish Diary is now published by the National Catholic Reporter
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A collection of articles written for the Catholic News Service 1998 - 2002

2012

Fat Cat

Joe America

Capital Punishment

Latin America

Divine Mercy Sunday

Homosexuality & Pastoral Ministry

Closed Parishes in New England

Valuing the Sisters

Suicide of a Friend

Fortnight for Freedom

Bill Died

Far Away From the Chancery

Gleaning the Fields

Things a priest never buys

Compassion Fatigue

Farewell

2011

March for Life a Youth Event

Traumatized Young Veterans

Stress Free Environment

Beatitudes Rosary

Life and Lenten Resolutions

When Someone is Dying, Go

Flomax Express

Sean Brooks

Jubilee Mass Homily to Priests

Average Parish

Summer Camps

Jubilee and thoughts of Uncle Bill

Small Miracles

Ten Years After 9-11-2001

Hurricane Irene

Brothers of Charity

Changes in the Mass

A Look Into the Abyss

Fr. Robert Barron

Christmas Joy

Hitchens

2010

Christian Response to Pat Robertson

Changing Prolife Movement

 The Priests

Pornography and Fidelity

Being There in Grief

Charity of the Church

Family of Robins

Favorite Fund Raising

Twitter

Letter to the Newly Ordained

No Room for Hate in 808

Subscription Cancelled

Mosque Controversy

RICA has begun again, 25th year

Pope in Britain

Relations with Islam

New Evangelization

Farewell to Luke

Susan Boyle Moment

His Excellency the Cat

2009

Williamson Affair

100 Houses in Nicaragua

John Paul II Stations of the Cross

Moral Hazard

Susan Boyle

Jesus Called

Day Off

Contraceptive Brochure

Sisters in Faith

St. John Vianney and Year for Priests

Final Move

Absolution

Memory of a Prayer Despite Dementia

Damien of Molokai

Swine Flu Precautions

School Closures & Religious Education

Paddy The Cat

Oh Christmas

What I have learned in 24 years

2008

A Parish Priest's Top Ten List

Attendance

Aunt Pat's Death

Children's Christmas Eve Mass

Funeral Stories

Internet

Janetís bag of blessings

May Procession 2008

Pew Forum Survey and Immigration

Pope Benedict XVI visit to DC

Safe Nights

Spanish Language Catholic Press

Voice of Labor

Wholehearted Lent

Youth Confirmation Class

2007

Catholic Charities

Banana Plantation

Breakfast with Santa

Blacksburg Killing

Fatigue

Going Green

Gossip

Hurricane relief lessons learned

Itís a Baby

Learning Catholic Culture

Mexico Sister Parish

Paulís Footsteps

Pilgrimage, Footsteps of Paul and John

RCIA, Companions on the Journey

Season of Happiness

Speak well of the Dead

Suicide

Summer Time

Thinking of Poverty

Tridentine Mass

Where are the Prophets?

Work Camp

2006

20th Anniversary

Beatitudes Lent

Energy Independence on Foot

Flying

Gardening

Greenans

Honoring your father and mother

Illegal Immigration

Interfaith Dialogue

Iraq at Christmas

Josephites

Mary and Us

News Fast

Our Mother of Mercy Parish

Paddy On My Head

Procrastination

Stewardship

Technology and Souls

Trail of the Saints

Work and Unemployment in 50s

Youth Accident

2005

Being Regular

Boston Pension Crisis

Cell Phone Annoyance

Diets

Dumpster/Housing Contrast

Healing

Hurricane Katrina

JP II Death

Learning by Example

Letters

Mazie Washington

Momís Generation

Mom at 85

Names

Nuns Gone Fishing

Social Security

Spirit of Christmas

Terry Schiavo

Torture

Transfers

True Charity

Tsunami

Year of Eucharist

2004

Audit Continues

Boston Closures

Broken Ankle

Ceremony Sacred and Secular

Communion for Politicians

Faith on Film

Farewell to Leno

Flag Day

Florida Hurricanes

Holy Exercise

Homeless

Immigration III

Missionary in China

New Vocations

Parish Secretary

Prayer School

RCIA Retreat

Sudan

Suggestion Box

Passion of the Christ

Tino Perez

2003

All Souls

Capital Punishment

Catholic Radio

Confirmation Quiz

Consumer Sacraments

Cow Chip Bingo

Dialogue for Peace

Gay Marriage

Goodman

Heavenís Reminder

Isabel, the weather

Immigration II

Mass Attendance and Scandal

Mental Health

Migrant Workers

Priest Numbers

Rosary

Sisters

Snow Fall and the Grace of God

War/Preparation but not Support

2002

Advent

Annus Horribilis

Bible Study

Boston Scandal

Children in Church

Current Agony and Hope

Dallas Meeting

Fired After All These Years

Fear of Guns

Godís House

Iraq

Israel and Tourism

Little Sisters of the Poor

Musicians

Planning My Funeral

Rain

Scandal Corrected

Sister Jo

So Little Time

Teams of Our Lady

Vacation Bible School

What Is a Catholic Church?

2001

Age

Charities

Christmas 2001

Confiteor

Disaster

Faithful Servant

Fundamentalism

Iím So Sorry

Joan Hogan

Mentors and Observers

Mexicans

Mexico

Piazza Navona

Post Mystagogia

Spousal Abuse

Time Capsule

Treatment Center

TV Fast

TV Fast Results

Vigil Lights

Vocations Crisis Data

Weddings & Living Together

2000

Bishop Eugene Marino

Elections and Christmas

Expectations

Flood of Grace

Sabbath

1999

Awards

Catholic Social Teaching

Columbine High School

Commitment

Deaf

First Communions

Growing Concerns

Labor and Conscience

New Car

New Lectionary

Prayers of the Faithful

Refugees

Schools in Need

The Western Way of the Cross

Workcamp

Why 2 K?

1998

Confirmation Season

Gambling for God and Country

Halloween

La Paz

Hail to the Redskins

In Full Retreat

Irish

Making a Crowd into a Community

Mother's and Father's Day

Moving

Parish Web Site

Spanish

Stipends

The New Vocations

 

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