I’m on a mission this weekend: a mission to inspire a new generation of disciples to step forward in the church. Jesus tells us, “The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few,” and nothing could be more true for our culture in today’s age. All around us we find people in need of God’s grace, but we struggle to find people willing to bring it to them. I’m on a mission to change that.
That’s why I’m here in Greenville, SC, where my own vocation was born. Tomorrow, I will be speaking at all three masses at St. Anthony of Padua Church, and at the one mass at Furman University, as well as appearing as a guest of Fr. Patrick Tuttle, ofm on his radio show at Furman University (you can listen to the broadcast online here and call in at (864) 294 2757.
My message to them will be a simple one: if you believe that God has answered you in your time of distress, and you believe that God is capable of working through you to aid others in their’s, our world needs you. I’ve answered God’s call to be his steward on earth, to love his people for him, and I couldn’t be happier with my life.
Would you be God’s ears and hear the cries of the poor around you?
Would you recognize how much you need God and devote your life to him?
Would you let yourself be poured out like a libation for all the world?
Would you do it with me?
Nana and Grandpop are visiting in Lancaster this weekend, Casey! We will all be sitting around the computer listening to your program. Just like in the 1920s, it will be a neat opportunity for Nana and Grandpop to “sit around the ‘radio'” with the family and listen to a program! This is a great opportunity for you to reach out to others. God is good! Author Matthew Kelly has recently inspired us to be “the best version of ourselves” as a married couple. We feel a new fire has been lit in our hearts and I pray this program will reach out to people in all vocations to become more active in sharing their faith in Jesus Christ with others, loving them, and letting them know what God has done for us! I will be praying for you and passing this on to others to listen.
Good for you, Casey! I am sure that you will inspire some others to consider the religious life. We need more Friars.
I got this a little too late to listen in, but I’m sure I’ll be able to see it very soon. Keep up the good work.
Blessings on your journey, from a follower of St Francis, with Jesus leading the way. Your words ring
true in my heart.
I hope you visit us during your formation at St Francis of Assisi
Parish, Brant Beach, LBI, NJ.
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