My dear friends, we have had a power house of Saints’ Feast Days leading up to our Mass this morning. Tuesday was St. Monica whose perseverance in faith and example of living that faith brought about the difficult conversion of both her husband and her son, the great St. Augustine whose feast day followed on Wednesday.
Augustine was one of the great lights of the Church and teachers of message of Jesus Christ. And today we commemorate the Passion of St. John the Baptist, the suffering and death of this man who gave his life in order to be faithful to God who had called him to prepare the way of the Lord and make straight the paths for the Son of God to come to his people.
When we come together to begin this year of Catholic Education in the city of Regina, it is this faith of Monica and Augustine and John the Baptist that is at the heart not only of this Eucharistic Celebration but of everything that we do in our Catholic Schools. This faith in Jesus Christ the Son...Read More