“Many people in an attempt to be kind will say to someone suffering, ‘God will not give you more than you can handle.’ This is a nice thought, it might seem comforting . . . but it is, unfortunately, not true.”
Sometimes it is difficult to judge how our efforts to provide Generous Hospitality in our parishes are perceived by guests and parishioners alike.
We have just finished up a wonderful 10 days of training with this year’s Duc in Altum Teams. These 13 young people come from four different universities and three states.
Last week, Adam Johnson, a first-year theologian at St. Paul Seminary, was installed as a lector.
Last evening I was able to be part of the Rite of Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders for Andrew Sullivan, who is a first year theologian for our diocese and studying at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis.