Monday, April 06, 2009

Gaudium et Graceland

It might be Holy Week, gang... but, remember -- no glum faces.

With that in mind and Easter's gladness just ahead, a tip of the keys to Bishop Terry Steib SVD on Memphis, who recently rolled out a pastoral letter on the importance of joy in living faith.

Here below, the fulltext (apologies for the mal-formatting -- pdf's can't be shrunk to size):

Clearly, the approach is yielding its dividends -- the Tennessee diocese of 73,000 began this academic year with 25 seminarians, its largest contingent in formation since its 1971 founding.

Tip to the ever-great CNSBlog.