I cannot thank Fr. Carl enough for his great generosity. Whenever I call asking for assistance he never hesitates to agree, and then he checks his calendar. I don't know what I would do without him! If I ever get to retire I only hope to be half as generous as him!
Tomorrow's homily is nearly finished, but needs just a bit of tidying up before posting; look for it later tonight.
To obtain this happiness ... let us begin from this very day to prepare for a happy death. Let us not lose a moment of the little time we have still to live; let us walk on in th way of holiness and justice, persuaded that at that moment we too shall have the happiness of hearing those consoling words: "Come, ye good and faithful servants, who have been faithful in small things, to take possession of the kingdom I have prepared for you.Please keep the boys in your prayers today; it's going to be a long day.