Tag: Sacrament

Comfort, Give Comfort To My People

On Tuesday this week I had the pleasure of visiting one of our assisted living facilities to have Mass with the residents and staff. After Mass, I also was able to celebrate the Sacrament of Anointing the Sick with many of the people who were present.  Such moments never fail to move me at a profound level. A scripture passage from the Advent season kept coming to mind: Comfort, give comfort to my people.  This is exactly what Christ brings into the world – the abiding presence and comfort of our God.  I love these […]

Our Lady of the Pines & St. Edmund

 Today, I visited two more missions. Two years ago, I stayed at the ‘cabin’ in Story while I took some time off after Easter, but I did not have the chance to celebrate Mass with the community. Story is a short drive from Sheridan. I’m not sure if you would call it the foothills of the Big Horns, or actually in the Big Horns. (I’m sure someone will answer that question now!) After dinner with the two priests from Holy Name in Sheridan, who serve these two mission communities, along with our latest seminarian and […]

Basic Practices For Growing In Holiness

During Tuesday’s Vespers Service for the new Archbishop of Denver, a Scripture passage was proclaimed that seemed to speak very clearly to the recent workings of my own interior life.  Here is the text: Let love be sincere; hate what is evil, hold on to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; anticipate one another in showing honor.  Do not grow slack in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.  (Romans 12:9-11) What is most striking in this passage is its direct and clear language.  “hate evil…hold on to what is good.”  […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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