A Priest Life

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

Tag: VA

A love song

One of the veterans was watching me vest in the back of the chapel. He was holding his black song book and had just looked up from the page. “You are mine. That sounds like a love song.” Indeed, that’s what prayer is A love song.

Faith: Confirmed

The room felt unusually alive. Most of the time, the men are nearly asleep in their wheelchairs. They participate the best they can, but their infirmities are a struggle. Today was different. Looking out from the altar, I was pleased to see some family members present and dressed for the occasion. They wore their Sunday-best […]

Graced Infamy

Today is December 7, 2011, the anniversary of “a date which will live in infamy.” It’s been seventy years the attack on Pearl Harbor. Like many people my age, I often found it difficult to personally connect to this event from the past. As a student of history, I know that it was not so […]