Sunday, September 26, 2010

Christian Friendship II

(Above, Fr. Francis in St. Peter's Basilica in October, 2009)

"As with all true friendships, you always think that your friend is better than you are, and I certainly felt that way about Frank. He was a very great inspiration to me as a first year Seminarian and shared with me his wisdom and his affirmation. His sense of humor was infectious. He always said, "God has a sense of humor - just look at creation!" And in my melancholic moments, he was able to bring me out from my Germanic darkness."
Funeral homily for Fr. Francis Keenan, S.M.