Friday, June 12, 2015

“Jerry, I am more surprised than you are.”

Then bishop of La Crosse visits India
From the concluding reflection Abp. Listecki gives on his 40 years in the priesthood.
When we were alone, Cardinal Francis George said: “Jerry, the Holy See called this morning and you have been named a bishop.”

Stunned, I said, “WHAT!?”

The cardinal looked back at me and said, “Jerry, I am more surprised than you are.”

To which I replied, “Thanks for your vote of confidence.”

We both laughed and I think I heard God laugh.
full article at MkeCatholicHerald 

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