To offer a saint to be named a Doctor of the Church is to offer richness and a reference point for the life of the baptized. In offering St. John Eudes, we wish to highlight a saint who, in difficult times of disunity and uncertainty, worked for the renewal of Christian life; a saint who, through the powerful image of the heart, has opened a practical spiritual path whereby a baptized person, following Mary, is invited to “form Jesus in him/her.
Aude Bauguin: Father, you will be heading for the Philippines in just a few days. Which cities will you be visiting and who are you planning to meet?
In anticipation to the liturgical feast of St. Leo the Great, the St. Leo community gathered around the altar to give thanks to the Lord for the 75th year anniversary of the mission in Solana Beach, California. The principal celebrant for the Mass was the Bishop of San Diego, Most. Fr. Gerard Lecomte, CJM and Fr. John Howard, CJM concelebrated the Mass in the presence of the entire St. Leo community.