More than ever I feel the need of having Thee close to me.
“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” I will all the more gladly boast of my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
Monday, 13 January 2014
O priest you are not a social worker....
.....or a political activist, or, indeed, a committee member.
Your task is to anoint the sick, hear the confessions of the healthy, offer the Sacrifice of the Mass and to save souls as a shepherd saves his flock:-