Friday, October 05, 2007

Really Real

Back in Philosophy Studies we used to talk sometimes about the "really real." Well, albs have been bought, guests are arriving, rehearsal is this afternoon. It seems that ordination--to the diaconate (spell check hates this word) this go around--has entered the realm of the really real. The really real is scheduled to take place tomorrow, Saturday, at 10:00 am. Wherever you are, pray for the nine of us being ordained deacons here in Cambridge at that time. And if you're nearby, come join us!!


Blogger Jason nSJ said...

Mark, I wish so much I could be there!

But you will be in my prayers.

God bless!

9:14 AM  
Blogger TMB said...

Know that you are in my prayers...especially tomorrow at 10:00. It's really happening!!!
Speaking of "really real,"...How 'bout those Gamecocks?!! I think they're "really real!" Hope you were able to catch the game last night.
U-S-C Goooooooo 'Cocks
God Bless,

1:59 PM  
Blogger Kat said...

Wish I could be there!

You will be in my prayers all day tomorrow.

If in all your craziness say one for my mother, she is in a diabetic coma.


4:01 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

I, too, wish I could be there in person. But in spirit I am there for sure. Perhaps for your ordination to priesthood I can arrange to be there. In any case, tomorrow especially I will be praying for you and your companions in the Company (Society) of Jesus and asking God's richest blessings as ordination becomes really real!!!

5:40 PM  
Blogger dianne said...

Hi Mark,

Congrats & God Bless. You are an inspiration & will be an awesome Deacon.

You will be in in our prayers & Go Gamecocks,

Kevin,Dianne,Jackon & Molly

7:54 PM  
Blogger The Ironic Catholic said...

Peace and blessings. It doesn't get more really real than this!

10:25 PM  
Blogger Joe said...

Not only am I praying for you, but the whole mess of Carmelite Sisters -- they're specialists in praying for vocations to the priesthood, incidentally -- are also praying for you.



10:28 PM  
Blogger St. Elizabeth of Cayce said...

We'll be in rejoicing prayer for you and your brothers tomorrow. Thank you so much for responding to God's call on your life.

My dearest is discerning a call to the Permanent Diaconate - it will be interesting to go through the process with him in the next few years.

10:40 PM  
Blogger Mark Mossa, SJ said...

Thanks everyone! And, yeah, go Gamecocks!!


11:17 PM  
Blogger Steve Bogner said...

10:00 AM this morning, I'll say a prayer for you all. This is exciting; congrats!

8:02 AM  
Blogger Kelly_SSJ/A said...

Congratulations!! I will be holding you and the rest of the guys in my prayers. May God's richest blessings be upon each of you!

1:12 PM  

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