Monday, April 25, 2005

Scandalous Mercy

Those of you who have been around a while know that the background mission of this anchor hold dweller is to "pray for the City and the Archdiocese of Milwaukee". And, as a part of that, I followed the saga of Father Eleazar Perez, the pastor of St. Adalbert Parish just down the street from the little anchor hold, earlier this year. Here he is:



after committing one of those scandalous acts of mercy common to the followers of Christ. The hardest, most countercultural, most scandalous teaching of the Church is that we must forgive. All those so-called "pelvic issues" don't even come close!
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2 comments:

Dan said...

I hadn't heard this story... that you for posting it, it's very inspiring.

Gen X Revert said...

Thanks for this - a great story. I will pray for that priest and the young man who hit him.