Frj82’s Blog

May 3, 2010

May Be

As the weeks burn on from Easter, and as April faded into May, I had quite a bit to reflect on over the last few weeks and especially looking towards May.  April 2010 was extremely frustrating for me personally (more…)


June 19, 2009

Cathedral Craziness

Sometimes, I have to step back a take a 3-d look at what goes on around this church.  Growing up in a Parish of moderate size, I was used to certain things.  Come to a Cathedral, and expectations change a little bit.  Some good things have come out of it, though.  There are never days when nothing goes on.  Granted, I think I’d sacrifice a pinky toe to be able to sleep in once a week, but c’mon, you think Jesus slept in?  (more…)

January 28, 2009

2 Years Down

Yup, Happy two year anniversary of my First Mass.  Yup, January 28, 2007 at St. Joseph’s Parish in Westfield, Massachusetts.  And it took like 2 hours.  That means my two year anniversary of Ordination was this past Saturday the 24th.  (more…)

December 31, 2008

Caroling, Caroling, Caroling

Christmas Caroling is quite the tradition at St. Stanislaus Cathedral.  For four nights out of the first five nights after Christmas Day, the parish United Youth Association (UYA) goes to as many houses as they can around Scranton.  (more…)

December 11, 2008

Wednesdays take their toll…

I am now much more than 24 hours removed, but I still feel it in my bones.  On Wednesdays during Advent at St. Stanislaus Cathedral, I wake up at a little after 4 in the morning to make sure the church is unlocked and warmed for 5am Rorate Mass.  Yeah, until a couple of years ago, I didn’t know there was a 5am either.  (more…)

November 25, 2008

Where Am I?

I got a complaint a little bit ago that I don’t update my blog enough.  I guess that means a few people read it then…and my blog stats confirm that.  I haven’t updated recently because I was getting ready to go on “vacation.” Thats right, adios Scranton. (more…)

November 19, 2008

5 Quick Thoughts

Congratulations to Deacon Adam Egan.  To see a hilarious picture of his floating head, click here.  He is getting ordained to the Holy Priesthood on Friday, November 21 at 10am at Saint Stanislaus Cathedral.  (more…)

November 10, 2008

10 Things to chew on

I don’t have any earth-quaking news or idea to pour forth out of my heart today.  It is a Monday- has anything great ever been done on a Monday?  I sit in my office right now, and decided to treat my loyal readers to my first top ten list of what is on my mind today. (more…)

October 27, 2008

My First Post

Hello everyone.  For everyone here, my name is Jason Soltysiak…or Father Jason to most.  I am a priest of the Polish National Catholic Church.  I am currently at St. Stanislaus Cathedral, which you can visit online by going to (more…)

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