Between Saint Andre and Venerable Peyton is our very own Father Pinto!
Today is Father Pinto’s birthday! I was remembering last year on this day, we were visiting his family in Kerala, India and were blessed enough to have a meal with them. The food was delicious, so much so that I was very full, but one of the Sisters kept putting food on my plate, thinking my saying “I’m good, I’m good” meant I needed more!
What does this have to do with feeding the hungry masses? I think Jesus is all about food and feeding people. He gives us no less than his very self to nourish us with the living bread come down from heaven. Jesus is about food, feeding the body and soul, feeding the family and nourishing us with his own love and mercy.
Do we thank Jesus for each meal? What prayers do you say?
Lord, we pray for blessings on those who are celebrating this month, and may the new year bring them new experiences and blessings!
About Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C.
Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C. is President of Holy Cross Family Ministries. He entered Holy Cross Fathers in 1964. He earned a Bachelors in Philosophy from Stonehill College in 1967 and a Masters in Theology from the University of Notre Dame in 1971. In addition to English, Father Willy is conversant in French and Spanish. He's a native of Old Town, Maine and one of 12 children. He remains a diehard fan of the Boston Red Sox, even though he has served as Chaplain for the Los Angeles Dodgers.