A little while ago, I was asked to speak at a…

A little while ago, I was asked to speak at a parish mission. The audience there was mostly retired-age people who have likely been Catholic their entire lives. I preached the Kerygma. I said that God is the one chasing them, not the other way around. I said that God desperately desires them, as they are right now, no matter what shame they are carrying around. I said that prayer isn’t a to-do list, but vulnerable conversation with their Father. And they were completely keyed in, like they were hearing something for the first time.

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