These reflections are a result of more than 40 years of ministry as a Roman Catholic priest. Most of these years I spent in the Diocese of Charlotte which covers Western North Carolina. Now I am retired, and live in Medellín, Colombia where I continue to serve as a priest in the Archdiocese of Medellín.

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 00:00


Then the jailer brought them out and said,
“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”
And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus
and you and your household will be saved.”
So they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to everyone in his house.
He took them in at that hour of the night and bathed their wounds;
then he and all his family were baptized at once.
(Acts 16:22-34)

The story of Paul and Silas in the prison has this fascinating detail: after the jailer bathed their wounds, he and his whole family were baptized at once. Everyone gets washed up and enjoys a meal celebrating new found faith in God!

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