Posted by SCMO on 31st January 2005 in Christianity |
...his small community
of San Gregorio saved a long, long journey otherwise: two days there by jeep, following by 10 hours walking or by mule! The community
had been evicted from their previous home and had now settled in this almost inaccessible place hoping for security. When they heard and then saw the plane, the church bell was rung and we received a very warm and tumultuous welcome from the 40 or so people living in the community
. All gathered together in the church for a liturgy of greeting and blessings “ and then I led a ˜service of water , sprinkling all of the people and their community
with blessed water. The contrast was with the evening Mass out...