Homily for the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows Saint Mother Theodora Guerin Oratory September 15th, 2020 Readings: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/091520.cfm Recording of the Gospel/Homily before Mass: No child should ever die before their Mother. No mother should ever have to witness the death of her Son, yet in horror you watched as they marched HimContinue reading “Homily for the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows”
8 years ago today I started Seminary at Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary. A lot has changed since then. I’ve come to know who I am as a beloved Son of God, gained some weight 😬😉, traveled through world, experienced the mercy and love of God working in the lives of his people and throughContinue reading “8 years down. One to go. All is Grace.”
We had the following words from Cardinal John Joseph O’Connor’s Ordination Homily in 1990 for our Catechesis and New Evangelization Class at the Seminary this week. They’re powerful, powerful words. And have been wonderful to reflect on and pray with. It’s a quick read. I encourage you to read it!
“The Church does not ask for legal documentation because Christ did not ask for it before helping the stranger. She asks Are you hungry? Are you cold? Do you need shelter? She asks and she provides care. She asks and she acts. She asks and is the feet and hands of Christ…”
“We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share. This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.” – Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Coelho’s The Alchemist has long beenContinue reading “24 Hours in Antigua – A time to encounter”