Many stories of ordinary people responding to suffering in extraordinary fashion have not yet been captured in forms that will last.
Jean Vanier lived the beautiful mystery of our human condition that we need one another, young and old, strong and weak.
For celibate priests, there are three specific and essential elements of formation for sustaining their commitment: They need a meaningful reason for celibacy, they need skills for celibate living, and they need a supportive community.
Adding more words will not make Mass “better.” If you cleanly speak the words as they are, if you let them flow through you, the people in the pews may hear the Mass as they have never heard it before. You do not need to do more. It’s not about you.