The One Thing

  • Posted by Fr. Jeremiah Shryock, CFR
  • On January 25, 2018
The One Thing It was a typical morning in Harlem. The phone rang every five minutes and the doorbell every ten. I was meeting individually with the postulants, the youngest members of my community, and listening to their struggles with prayer, celibacy, fraternal living, and leaving their family. Outside the streets were rowdy: car horns, […]
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The Missing Piece

  • Posted by Fr. Jeremiah Shryock, CFR
  • On January 2, 2018
The Missing Piece When I was 18 years old I left my family and friends. Unlike many of my peers at the time, I was not leaving for college, military or beginning a new job. I, along with two friends, chose a different path. Without a destination, a plan or a specific purpose, my friends […]
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