“I will appoint for you shepherds after my own heart, who will shepherd you wisely and prudently” –Jeremiah 3:15
We are so blessed to have Father Kevin be with us on our journey as we grow closer to Christ. Take a moment to read about what is happening at Holy Redeemer from Father Kevin, Pastor of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.
“The world is full of the grandeur of God and those who recognize it take off their shoes; the rest sit around and pick blackberries.” -Elizabeth Barrett Browning The best-selling book The Lovely Bones tells the story of Susie, a fourteen year old girl who just so happens to be dead since she is murdered in Chapter One. The book does not unravel in the usual murder mystery way; there is no doubt about who the killer is. Instead the book de- cides to show the impact of Susie’s murder, on her par- ents, on her sister and brother, on the young man who has a crush on her, on total strangers and even on the man who took her life. Without giving too much away, the thing that struck me about the book (the movie ver- sion fails miserably) is how the author infuses ordinary everyday things with an unusual richness and depth of meaning. Suddenly, a piece from a Monopoly game be- comes a cherished reminder of a lost daughter. A bor- rowed dress becomes a connection with a sister. [...]