The first priest I ever knew was Fr John Scarborough. He had already left deep impressions prior to this meeting. At this time he was on the verge of retirement and, though a towering figure, at least to me, he was always ready with a warm laugh, forever smiling, and the truest of gentle men.
Hello! I am Ed Sri and I want to give you something to think about. What does it mean to really follow Jesus? What does it look like in your life?
I mean not just to be a Catholic, not just to be a rah-rah enthusiastic Catholic, not just
even be an Orthodox Catholic that believes all the right things and does all the right things.
Recently I had occasion to meet some folks with whom I had travelled to the Holy Land on pilgrimage. Going on pilgrimage is one of life’s great enrichers.
To accuse me of being a superfan would not be far from the truth but what I was about to experience would leave me in awe and, if anything, an even bigger fan.
From the moment Dr Sri entered the venue early Thursday morning I knew something special was about to happen.
Fear is an emotion by which we shrink and flee from some evil. And worry is a state wherein our fear is prolonged over a period of time.
Walking the extra mile, turning the other cheek, and making our virtue more than skin deep are all clauses of the New Covenant.