Wednesday, April 04, 2007
Perhaps you are aware of the phenomenon of Fr. Stan Fortuna, the rapping priest. I admit that I had heard his name in the past, but had always assumed that he was kind of lame. I mean, I just don't go in for the hokey sort of youth speakers that seem so popular. Well, my preconceptions were shattered a couple of weeks ago. He was invited to speak at our annual diocesan high school youth rally. He was brilliant. The message was simple: Lean into Christ. Sacrifice yourselves for him. And he was funny. He spoke directly to the hearts of our teens. It takes some talent to impress a teenager. He managed to accomplish that task. I found his talk to be stirring as well. And the music wasn't too bad either . . .
4/04/2007 05:42:00 PM