Fr. Lawrence Carney

Father Carney was ordained for the Diocese of Wichita on May 26, 2007. After serving in the diocese for six years, he accepted the position as Chaplain of the Benedictines of May in 2013. He is a street preacher, parish missionary and retreat and conference director as well as the director of the League of St. Martin.


The Archconfraternity of the Holy Face: Why Should One Join?

Is Reparation Destined to Save Society? In the nineteenth century Blessed Pope Pius IX stated, “Reparation is destined to save society!” One addresses God by petition, thanksgiving, adoration and reparation. Reparation is to repair the relationship between God and man. King Josaphat was a skilled archer. His grandfather, King David noted that Josaphat didn’t just…


Pursuing Perfect Apostolic Life and Contemplation

“Abram habitávit in terra Chánaan: Lot vero morátus est in óppidis, quæ erant circa Iordánem, et habitávit in Sódomis” (Abram dwelt in the land of Chanaan, and Lot abode in the towns that were about the Jordan, and dwelt in Sodom) -Genesis 13:12 Is it better to strive to enter the narrow gate to heaven…


Spiritual Direction—What Is It?

Very few people today know what spiritual direction is. In this article, the reader will learn about the practicality and necessity of direction. It will also be helpful to distinguish between direction for beginners, the proficient, and the perfect. Finally, what ought to be the qualities of a director, and the one being directed. Practicality…