The Stormy Heart of a Sacrament

For when we talk about confirmation our conversation is really about baptism; when we are dealing with baptism we are discoursing about Christian initiation; when we are into initiation we are face to face with conversion in Jesus Christ dead and rising; and when we are into conversion in Jesus Christ dead and rising we are at the storm center of the universe. – Fr. Aidan Kavanagh, OSB

As my Russian literature teacher used to always say after he would read aloud from this or that Russian author,

Man, this guy can write!

One comment on “The Stormy Heart of a Sacrament

  1. Kathy Behm says:

    Yes this is a quotable! Thanks for sharing.

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