This past Friday, the seminarians from
Carrying the cross while praying the Rosary was a very different experience from praying the rosary while in procession. I was growing tired in the arms by the time the fourth sorrowful mystery was being announced, yet actually being physically tired in the arms from carrying the cross provoked a very beautiful meditation during this time. Another powerful moment was when we turned onto the front steps of the cathedral, with the doors wide open waiting to welcome the procession home, and, in turning, I saw the train of people following carrying their lights. Soon this train, of nearly 1,500 people, was inside the cathedral singing strains of Marian songs, in honor of the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, which marks the victory at Lepanto of the Christian fleets over the Turks who were threatening to overrun
We are also busy preparing for the Rector’s Bowl which will be held Saturday October 21 at
Does it sound like a little "presumption" in that last paragraph? You'd think that by the time they got to the St Paul Seminary, someone would have taught them about that, wouldn't you? Maybe it would be good if we all showed up to watch SJV give them a comeuppance?