Well Done, Good & Faithful Servant! Enter into the Joy of Your Lord!
This homily is given in the context of a vocation discernment retreat I am giving at Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Center in Pickering. Ten men discerning their vocation spent the weekend in silent prayer. This homily is themed with the conferences for the weekend.
During the Rite of Ordination for Deacons [every priest is ordained a deacon first; a transitional role] there is a homily in the rite, which most ordaining bishops use in addition to their own homily – Cardinal Collins most certainly does. The last three sentences of the homily read this way: “Express in action what you proclaim in word of