I remember one of the first Triduums I attended I was in Spiritual Direction with Fr. Ed. Hopkins, I was new to RC and was having difficulty understanding what is was about and what the apostalates were supposed to be doing. We didn't have any really up and running at the time, just a lot of talk about getting involved. I asked Fr. why we couldn't start something with the homeless shelter, or the food pantry and he screamed at me "that's not what we do, that's not our charism." I asked "what is the charism, I'm having a hard time figuring what it is we do?"He just said "well that's not it." I left, and I didn't go on another retreat for about 4 years.
Posted by: Molly Callahan October 06, 2009 at 03:51 PM