Balm for the soul. After I returned from a beautiful Holy Thursday Mass and Adoration last night, I received a text from a local friend who attends a parish across town. I couldn’t fully process what I just read, but, hoping against hope, I quickly opened the attached link and went to the homily. It was just as she said, and better than I could have imagined.
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will confer the ministries of catechist, lector, and acolyte upon lay men and