I spent the summers of 1984 and 1985 as an associate pastor at Dolores Mission Church, the poorest parish in the Los Angeles archdiocese. In 1986, I became pastor of the church.
You are so much more than the worst thing you've ever done.
Ours is a God who waits. So who are we not to?
I didn't take my vows to the LAPD.
Richard Rohr is a theologian that I read.
I have a lot of people in my life, and I think there's something key: the thing that leads to intimacy and relationship and connection is tenderness.