BY FR. BRIAN ZUMBRUM, OSFS 2nd Sunday of Easter | April 28, 2019 See today’s readings here. This homily focuses on the Gospel reading. The archive of all of Fr. Brian’s homilies can be found here: Salesian Sermons So this afternoon we wrapped up our final Encounter retreat of the year. And I must be honest, it …
As many of you know, being an educator is one of the great joys of my life.
I relish the challenge of connecting with students who are difficult.
The ones who are jaded or hate school.
The ones who doubt God and are over the Church.
The ones who are struggling or who have been traumatized.
These are the kids I always treasure.
I have always been fascinated with fire.
I remember as a kid sitting in Church, holding my little candle, watching as our flames cast light that danced across the ceiling.
It was magical.