Restoration

Restoration

July 2009

An Education of the Heart — by Fr. Bob Sharkey.I suppose that when you read the gospel story of the Good Samaritan (Lk 11:29-37) many of you, like myself, identify immediately with the priest or the Levite. We recognize how far we are from that kind...

Spiritual Direction — by Catherine Doherty. What is a spiritual director? A spiritual director is a priest who, with the grace of his priesthood, has also received the grace of guiding souls to the Father, through Jesus Christ, our Brother....

Where Can I Find Hope — by Pope John Paul II. We cannot live without hope. We have to have some purpose in life, some meaning to our existence…. Without hope, we begin to die. …....

Two Paths to God — by Paulette Curran. There is a story I heard many years ago. Perhaps it is a Desert Fathers’ story; I don’t remember. It goes like this. Three monks lived together. One spent his days in prayer, the second was sick,...

Elsie and the AIDS Patient — Interview by Lori Duquin. Lori: What a life you’ve lived! Elsie: And it’s not over. Lori: Would you do it all again? Elsie: Absolutely!...

If God Said It, He Meant It — by Fr. David May. This is adapted from the funeral homily for Fr. Sharkey. The readings are Wis 3:9, Ps 122, Jn 6:51-58 I want to begin with a little story about Fr. Sharkey—a story which dramatically expresses his love...

She Lived the Little Way — by Fr. David May. This article is adapted from the homily at the funeral Mass for Elsie Whitty. The scripture readings are Is 25:6-10, Ps 22/23, Mt 11:25-30 In 1953 Catherine Doherty was giving a conference for those who were...

 

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