[Editor’s Note: The following homily was delivered on June 29, 2002, at the opening assembly for the Society of Mary’s Province of the United States of America in St. Louis, MO. The readings for the day were Acts 12:1-11; 2 Tm 4:6-8, 16-18; and Mt 16:13-19. This article was first published in Marianist Soundings, vol. 7, no. 1.]
Marianist Soundings, vol. 7, no. 1
Father George Cerniglia, SM, reflects on the lives of these two great saints and tells the story of Abraham Lincoln overcoming a fear of the dark. Father George's homily was part of opening celebration for the SM Province of the United States.