By Frank Flegel
Rod Degenstein is one of the five Lay Ministry candidates who was commissioned at a special celebrationheld June 23 at Little Flower Church. He said the program changed him. “We have such a big wonderful Church and there are so many things that I still don’t know about it. I don’t want to stop learning. I realize I am such a small part of such a large creation, yet I know how much God loves me as an individual.”
Archbishop Donald Bolen began his remarks to the Lay Ministry graduates by calling the occasion “a day of great joy.” He thanked the graduates for taking the program, and all those who supported them, and those who taught them. The commissioning of these five candidates was a little more personal for Archbishop Bolen as one of his sisters, Judith Corkery of Holy Family Parish, is among the graduates.
Referring to the readings chosen for the mass, Bolen talked about the gifts, gifts given to Jesus’disciples by the Holy Spirit. “You have...Read More