18 February 2008


A new (and refreshing) perspective:

As we gathered 1,000+ teens from around the Diocese to a hotel/convention center for a weekend of fun, faith and friendship, keynote speaker Make Patin came up to us Friday evening before the wekend began and said, "Congratulations! Great Job!"

"Mike," we said, "thanks for your optimism -- but we haven't done anything yet. Save your congratulations for Sunday"

"Nonsense!" he replied. "You've done your job -- You've gathered God's people. You've pulled together the young Church of Buffalo. Now, what the Holy Spirit has in store for this assembly is the Lord's job, not yours..."

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