Tuesday, June 10, 2008

St. Gertrude's Feast 2008

At the Feast
Beyond those flickering, colorful and bright lights were the Love and friendship and laughter shared by those who came to show their support and those who served for its success

Beyond the 'saltiness' of the surrounding since we were by the sea-were the sacrifice and hard work offered by many men and women of the parish. Not only those whom we saw but above all those who were silently working at the background.

I believe those were real instances when we tried to live up to that call of Jesus to be the "light of the world and the salt of the earth."

And may this be true not only at the feast but also everyday. Amen

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