The news about Father Marcial Maciel is particularly poignant for those who knew him. I am saddened and humbled.
I’m saddened first of all for all those hurt by his misdeeds. They need comfort only God can give; they need your prayers.
It’s hard to reconcile all of this with the gratitude I still feel for my founder. The Holy Spirit speaks to my soul through Father Maciel’s words. I owe my priesthood and my way of being a disciple of Jesus to Father Maciel’s guidance and spirituality, and for that I will always be grateful. I entrust his soul to God’s infinite mercy.
How to reconcile such contraries? When our spirit is in turmoil, we need to know where to turn. In prayer, and...READ MORE