Fr Joseph addresses the questions: Are we starting more missions? Where are the monasteries? He also claims we need more men, more moms, and ... more!
We need missions. A query often fielded by the Department of Missions and Evangelism is: Are we starting new missions? It’s a fair question. Should one truly wish to engage the issue, it might be answered: I don’t know; are we? Forgive me: Departments don’t start missions. Parishes do. People do. Attuned listeners may be thinking: God does?
A story is told without any names and paraphrased of a bishop who called an abbot to a meeting. The…