"One of the difficulties of a casual reading of today’s Gospel passage is that we can see it as placing a choice before us: either following Jesus or loving our parents and children."
}I am glad to have my own photos. There is one from my January visit when I spent almost five minutes just a few feet away from the wolf resting on a rock. An exhilarating experience (me, of course, safe behind a heavy plexiglass!). "
"Hence, as usual we have a complete reversal in the Christian story. The life that once did not make sense becomes the life that makes complete sense."
"In the beginning I was nervous being close to a dead person. The most dramatic part of the funeral mass for me was the singing of the “Dies Irae.” I had no idea what it meant, but the tone of dread was palpable."
"George O’Neil, Mike Hawkins, Peter Larisey, Norm Dodge, F.X. Johnson, Charlie Sitter. As the list grows longer I become more aware of how these mens’ lives ‘intertwingled’ with mine.
Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the deaths of 6 million Jews and 11 million others, by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.
"To which a wise nun who has been helping the poor in Winnipeg for many, many years replied”… it may seem difficult, but you are doing HOLY work!"