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BY Father Owen KearnsPublisher
We send out a new issue of the Register every week of the
year, with only two exceptions — the last week in December and the last week in
This coincides, of course, with a time of many family
vacations — and the time for my own vacation.
I will start and finish my vacation at a lake house that my
But in between, I will be busy at the Youth and Family
Encounter. This year, Atlanta will be home to an annual event that started 10
years ago as a way to bring Regnum Christi members and friends together and to
let them share their Christian values and ideals. It gives young people and
families, normally separated by great geographical distances, the chance to
team up with other members of the movement.
Mindful of the teachings of Pope Benedict XVI, who reminds
us that “God is love,” the theme of our encounter this year is “Love One
Another as I Have Loved You.”
These events are invigorating for me — truly awesome in the
real sense of that overused, misused and abused word.
Thus, my summer break will be very much like the vacationing
apostles — they, too, started out on a quiet lakeside, then met with a large
group of families.
I pray that, like theirs, my vacation and your own will find
us resting in the one place worth resting — in the presence of the Lord.