Thursday, October 7, 2010
I stopped by the 1st grade classroom to lead the kids in singing Happy Birthday to Shelby, their teacher. I only wish I could get them to sing that loudly and enthusiastically in church! Shelby got called out of the room for a while, and I was left with a pointer and smart board, so I reviewed all the “sight words” such as have, did, see, am . . . All the students were very enthusiastic about being called upon, and I had fun in front of a class for the first time in a while.
We wrapped up Clergy Days with some time with our Bishop. One resolution I came away with was to step up my efforts in support of other clergy, and to encourage others that this serving God and people through church is not only a worthwhile life, but a highly satisfying one. Much is written of scandals and difficulties, but being a priest has brought me lots of fulfillment and so many rich encounters with people.
One thought on “An End to Clergy Days”
We like the way you cut your hair..!
We like the way you shine your shoes,
We like the way you sing the blues !
Early mornings, Before class,
We like the way you say the mass..!
Your Roman collar..says it all..
Being a priest…makes life a ball..
For everyone..both far and near,
But most of all..we’re glad you’re HERE..!
Hugs..Mia and Bob