A Priest Life

"Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing." -St. Paul

Tag: hospital

Priestly job description

I spent much of the afternoon in the hospital in Lake Charles visiting my Godson. While there, I took the opportunity to visit a priest who has been in the hospital. Throughout my life Msgr. Bourque has always been a good priestly influence. He always encouraged me to pursue my vocation and to dedicate my […]

Something old, something new. Forever a priest.

“Where are we going?” It was the usual lunch routine: the pastor and I decide to go for lunch, he starts driving, and he asks that question. Today, we were on highway 26, and the end of town was quickly approaching. He threw out an unexpected proposal: “How about Waffle House? I want a pecan […]

The Apostolic Pardon

The score is 42 to 10. LSU has beaten the Georgia Bulldogs to capture the 2011 SEC Championship and has earned a spot to play in the BCS National Championship Game. The backyard listens patiently to the ruckus of our excitement. The phone rings: “Father, death is imminent. Come to the ICU as soon as […]