Days of Prayer

Joe Nassal, CPPS
Role Models: Mentors for Missionary Discipleship
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Fr. Joe Nassal, CPPS
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May 22, 2024
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9:30 am - 2 pm PT

There are several incidents in the gospels when Jesus encounters people along the way whose faith is so astounding that they become models of discipleship. Some are named, like Martha, Mary, and Lazarus, friends of Jesus, Bartimaeus, the blind beggar or Zacchaeus, the tax collector who climbed the sycamore tree to get a better look at Jesus. But most are known only by their faithful witness—the widow whose mite became a mighty example of faith or the unnamed woman who anoints Jesus as a gesture of hospitality and hospice. Today we will reflect on how these minor characters in the gospel can have major impact in motivating and inspiring our own journey of faith.

Fr. Joe Nassal is a Missionary of the Precious Blood who has been engaged in retreat, renewal, and reconciliation ministry since 1988. He is the author of eight books including The Conspiracy of Compassion, Rest Stops for the Soul, and Premeditated Mercy. Ordained in 1982, Joe has served in leadership for his community for 26 years. He was provincial director of the Kansas City Province from 2011-2019 and is presently vice-provincial director of the United States Province. He lives in Berkeley, CA.

Suggested offering: $31