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.
From an early age, Frances nurtured an ardent desire to fully and freely serve God in a convent. However, she would wait many years and suffer much adversity before she would see this dream fulfilled.