Here we find Jesus commanding His disciples to go in His name. They are sent to proclaim the Gospel and to baptize. They are sent to preach and to administer the sacraments.
On the last Friday of March, Pope Francis led the world in an “Extraordinary Moment of Prayer” and an “Urbi et Orbi” blessing to a city and a world now ravaged by both a deadly pandemic and the social destruction in its wake.
I will let you all in on a secret. It’s a secret that we priests are a bit ashamed to admit, but it’s true. Sometimes we complain about you.
I honestly feel like I’m in a movie right now.
These past days have been unlike any I have known before as every email I read and headline I see announces a new covid-19 related disruption of everyday routines, events, and conveniences.