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Father Rob Waller

“Everyone gets a Jesus welcome.” That’s how Father Rob Waller, a retired priest of the archdiocese, describes the way Archbishop Leibold Home for the Aged, operated by the Little Sisters of the Poor, receives residents, their family members and visitors. “In addition to the three traditional vows of poverty, celibacy

by Sister Eileen Connelly When Father Rob Waller boarded Holland America Lines MS Westerdam in mid-January for a cruise to Southeast Asia, he anticipated a great adventure. What he didn’t anticipate was a COVID-19 scare that would ultimately lead to a unique bonding and prayer experience for the passengers and

View from the church Dominus Flevit (where Jesus wept) Jerusalem (CT/photo by Greg Hartman)
IMAGE: CNS photo/Debbie Hill By Judith Sudilovsky JERUSALEM (CNS) — Except for specific incidents in Egypt and one in Libya, Christians in the Middle East are suffering the same fate as their fellow citizens, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, told media in response to

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  With money coming from a variety of sources, Father Rob Waller of St. Andrew parish in Milford wired $14,436.92 in donations specifically “for the children of Gaza, and for the school and parish of Holy Family.” Father Waller, wired the money directly to the

Staff Report Though much of the world and media attention have turned to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, the situation in Gaza remains dire as well. Father Rob Waller of St. Andrew’s in Milford is doing something to help.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 By Father Rob Waller A monk and a girl in a pink sweater helped me remember. Father Joseph was visiting from his monastery in Beirut. Bridget came to morning Mass to pray for her father. They reminded me that any bishop likes having a contemplative community

Thursday, October 29, 2009 By Father Rob Waller Children being sent five days a week to a Catholic school and not being brought to Mass on Sunday, and a pastor addressing the situation: it is like walking a tightrope.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 By Father Rob Waller Molly Moira would have been born a week before St. Patrick’s Day, except that she was miscarried on Aug. 2.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 By Father Rob Waller Getting ready for a trip I tend to over pack and over plan. Early on I realize that I have more with me than I need or want. I waste energy arranging and re-arranging it and carrying it around, and I have

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 By Father Rob Waller The holy Eucharist is not a reward for saints; it is food for sinners. Jesus did not die on the cross for us because we deserved it, but so that we might be declared deserving. He did not allow His body to