Fr. Bill Casey, C.P.M.


About FrBillCasey

Father Bill Casey is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a 1979 graduate of Temple University. After graduating from college, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army. Upon leaving the Army, he entered the Congregation of the Fathers of Mercy. He studied Philosophy at Christendom College and Theology at Holy Apostles Seminary and was ordained to the priesthood in 1991. In 1997, Fr. Casey was elected the Superior General of the Congregation. Father attributes his call to the priesthood to the Mercy of God, his love for the study of Sacred Scripture, and his strong devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Father Casey is a nationally renowned speaker and a frequent guest on EWTN.

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The Spiritual Battle of Our Time


By: Rev. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M.   Pope St. John Paul II said many times during the 26 years of his pontificate that we are living at the time of the greatest battle between good and evil that the world has ever seen. He would often make the observation that one of the worst things…Read More

The Call of Pope Francis (Part 2)

Pope blesses child as he arrives to lead general audience at Vatican

By: Rev. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M.   In his first homily as Supreme Pontiff, Pope Francis issued a call to all of the Catholic faithful, the People of God everywhere to help him rebuild the Church. He calls upon each one of us to focus and refocus on the things that are truly most important…Read More

A Meditation for Advent


By: Rev. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M.   Advent is the season of the year when the Church calls upon us in a special way to prepare our hearts and purify our souls so we can be ready to celebrate and commemorate the greatest event in all of history: the incarnation. God became man in the…Read More

An Exercise in Bigotry


By: Fr. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M.   Last year, during the Spring semester at Florida Atlantic University, a professor named Deandre Poole conducted what was called an academic exercise in his class. He told his students, each one, to take a slip of paper and write the name of Jesus on it. Then he told…Read More

The Call of Pope Francis (Part 1)

Pope Francis greets crowd as he arrives to lead general audience in St. Peter's Square at Vatican

By: Rev. William Casey, C.P.M. Truly, we are living in historic times for the Church and for the world. On Divine Mercy Sunday, we witnessed the canonization of two beloved Popes: Pope St. John XXIII and Pope St. John Paul II. Last year, we saw the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of…Read More

Prayer of Abandonment


By: Fr. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M. Need a prayer for abandonment to God’s loving plan for your life? Try this one. It contains some phraseology drawn from the writings of St. Therese of Lisieux: her “Way of Spiritual Childhood” and from the diary of St. Maria Faustina Kowalska entitled, “The Divine Mercy in My Soul.”  …Read More

Jesus: The “Little Man” on the Cross?


By: Rev. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M. We’ve been hearing it said in recent weeks that “Halloween is the new Thanksgiving.” That is to say that the Christmas shopping season is beginning earlier and earlier with each passing year. Rather than “Black Friday,” (the Friday after Thanksgiving) marking the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season, most…Read More

Gun Control: The Real Issue


  By: Fr. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M.   Right now, the gun control issue is once again in the forefront of the news after yet another mass murder perpetrated by yet another depraved young man. I must say that what amazes me in this whole public debate is that all of the focus seems to…Read More

The Attempt to Redefine Marriage

Wedding rings

By: Fr. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M. On April 29th of this year, the U.S. Department of Education announced that federal student aid applications will no longer use the “outdated” terms “mother” and “father,” which are seen as too “gender-specific.” Instead, kids applying for college financing will fill in the blanks labeled “Parent I” and “Parent 2.”…Read More

The New American School Prayer


By: Fr. William Patrick Casey, C.P.M.   Years ago, someone sent me a copy of this poem that had been posted on the intemet. I have no idea who wrote it. It was, I understand, written by a senior in one of our public high schools on the west coast. The writer is obviously a…Read More