Fr. John Jirak

Diocesan family called to take part in a Synod on Synodality to move the diocese forward

  Bishop Carl A. Kemme and Father John Jirak talk about Pope Francis’ call for a Synod on Synodality in a video now available at Bishop Kemme says the… Read More

Fr. John Mannion asked that the faithful be evangelized at his funeral

Fr. John Patrick Mannion is evangelizing even after his passing. “Fr. Mannion left very clear instructions concerning his funeral Mass,” Father Patrick York said at the funeral homily Tuesday morning… Read More

Fr. Jirak: Fiat is a response, not a car

Father John Jirak says we can thank St. John Paul II for our understanding of Mary as the first disciple, and the meaning of discipleship in the life of a… Read More