This Good Priest Brought Me Healing & Hope

I clearly remember walking up the pathway to the rectory door that night to make my first confession in 15 years. The mere thought of having to sit face-to-face with someone and tell him what I had done made me want to turn around and run for my life. Just as I rang the doorbell, I looked back at the car and thought, “Go! It’s your last chance!” but it was too late. The door opened and there was Father Alex.

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Becoming a Martyr

June 1

June 1

Feast of St. Justin Martyr

 “Though beheaded, and crucified, and thrown to wild beasts, in chains and fire, and all other tortures, we do not give up our confession; but the more such things happen, the more others, in larger numbers, become believers.

 For Reflection:

Martyrdom comes in many forms. In what way may God be asking me to be a “martyr” today?


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