In its first large event in Berks County, the diocesan Commission for Men will sponsor a Morning of Reflection on the first Saturday of Lent, Feb. 25, at St. Ignatius Loyola Parish in Sinking Spring.
The day, which is free to attend, will begin with 8 a.m. Mass celebrated by Father Thomas Bortz, pastor of St. Ignatius. Following the Mass there will be three speakers:
- Bishop Schlert, whose topic is “Men of the Apostolic Age.”
- Father Stephan Isaac, assistant pastor of the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, will speak on “What Does it Mean to Carry One’s Cross?”
- Father Thomas Dailey, O.S.F.S., who is the Chair of Homiletics & Social Communications at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary near Philadelphia, will address “Profiting from Your Faults.”
Father Dailey has given more than 350 presentations throughout the United States and. He has written, edited, or translated ten books and more than sixty-five contributions to scholarly and pastoral publications worldwide. He has appeared on television, radio, and podcast programs in regional and national markets.
The event will conclude by Noon. St. Ignatius Loyola is at 2600 S. Albans Drive, Reading.
Register for the Morning of Reflection at the Commission for Men website, www.menaliveinchrist.org, by clicking on the “events” tab.