OUR SAN DAMIANO MOMENT

This reflection is in response to the recent Church scandal of sexual abuse, and the divisive acts by some of its leaders over the past week. Over 800 years ago, while praying before a crucifix in San Damiano, Assisi, Jesus spoke to a young man names Francis. These words were spoken: “Go repair my Church, which… Continue reading OUR SAN DAMIANO MOMENT

FROM LOSS TO LIFE

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Some days, the wound of loss re-opens. Today was one of those days for me. I felt, and still feel, great loss today. I feel it on two different fronts. The first is in the loss of my friend. The second is in the Church… Continue reading FROM LOSS TO LIFE