Fr. Matthew J. Albright

About Fr. Matthew J. Albright

Fr. Matthew J. Albright is pastor, Our Lady of Victory in Andover, Ohio, and St. Patrick in Kinsman, Ohio. He is spiritual director of DOY Faith and Family Festival, spiritual advisor to Catholics United for the Faith; vice-chair of the Bishop Franzetta Memorial Lecture Series; member of the Society for Catholic Liturgy; DOY Catechetical Commission (Technology Committee); Diocesan Friar of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree; member of the International Bonhoeffer Society; board member of the Ashtabula (Ohio) County Catholic Charities.

Laying the Foundation for Forming Disciples in Our Parishes

A recent mailing of the Franciscan University of Steubenville declares, “The age of casual Catholicism is over. The age of heroic Catholicism has begun.”[1. Fr. Terrence Henry, TOR, Franciscan University of Steubenville. ] Men and women sta … [Read more...]

Recognizing a Link in the Hermeneutic of Continuity

A Brief Look at Blessed Pope Paul VI

The ranks of those declared blessed and saint by the Church under the guidance of the Holy Spirit constitute the great array of our brothers and sisters who have been lifted up as models of holiness and powerful intercessors. While … [Read more...]

Homilies for March 2014

For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for March 2014     Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the season of Lent 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time - March 2, 2014 Only with God are our hearts at rest Purpose: Our human experience is f … [Read more...]

On the beatification of John Paul II

The pontificate of John Paul II was a gift from God to the faithful entering the third millennium.

The unique significance of a recent Vatican announcement has settled on the minds and hearts of Christ’s faithful. The joyful news of the beatification of Pope John Paul II on the first of May contains layers of meaning for the Church and t … [Read more...]