Passionist Reunion, July 23-25, 2004
Coming back to, being at the Louisville monastery, was like being 2 ways in age, in time & in presence. Who are all these old guys, here-now? Looking into the eyes & hearing the voices of each old friend was like seeing and hearing each when we were twenty-something together; still surrounded by the forces of change moving through America, the Church, the Congregation, the Province. Yet still surrounded by what we've attempted, lost, achieved, found & held onto for the intervening years.
What a pleasure and a joy!
Amazement at the strength of the Passionist influence and commitment still in our lives.
I was reminded again and again how special we had been to each other; when we agreed, when we disagreed, when we had just tolerated each other.
Let's get together again -- not to finish the business we have with each other but to continue with it.
Brochure, ca. 1960