I recall once in my early years as as Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, when I kind of stepped outside of myself, as I said the words, "The Body of Christ' it hit me that I was the Body of Christ, giving the Body of Christ, to the Body of Christ. Such a unity of persons, Divine and human united in the one Lord. Another time, on this very Feast of the Body and Blood of the Lord, I was giving Communion. The choir was singing a lovely Eucharistic motet. There was a brief lull between one…See More
Happy Birthday Everyone! May we each experience a New Pentecost, a new outpouring of the Holy Spirit within us, to give us the boldness to carry out the New Evangelization with joy, zeal and courage. Let us work hard to transform the world in and for Jesus. Let us be true Apostles taking the Good News of the Lord to the ends of the earth.Have a joyful and power-filled day.See More
"Dear Fr. John,
Blessings on your birthday! You are a blessing to all who know you. May you receive that hundredfold promised to those who have given up houses, children, mother and father for Him. Since He is never outdone in generosity, blessings…"