I really am blessed. To mark twenty-five years as the pastor of this wonderful parish is something for which I thank God every day. I really do.
We had a beautiful celebration last evening. Solemn Evensong and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament was gorgeous beyond words. We had a fabulous banquet, after which Archbishop Gomez spoke movingly about our parish and its place in the archdiocese. And then one of our academy students, Dominic King, sang a song for me on behalf of all the students. You can hear the last bit of it on this clip:
What more can I say? I'm really blessed.