We Need New Human Saints

A sudden summons from the bishop startles most priests.  It certainly startled me some decades ago when, in my first parish, the ominous call came.  In the sixties, newly ordained priests were required to send in their homily notes for scrutiny by the bishop.  Those endless moments in the waiting-room will never leave my mind.  Riffling through my foolscap, hand-written pages, the bishop beckoned me into his office, put on his glasses, smiled grimly and […]