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Advent Mission w/Fr. John Broussard, CPM
Parish Mission Series
Keeping the Faith
Fr. John Broussard, CPM
December 6-10, 2020
“I have fought the good fight, I have run the race, I have kept the faith”
-2 Timothy 4
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with conference.
- The Theology of Suffering and the Cross
- The Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Eucharist and the Mass
- Living the Faith in our Daily Lives
Confessions available after daily Mass and before/after mission talks.*
Examination of conscience sheets will be available.
**Tuesday’s schedule will be different due to the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception with Confession at 10AM and the mission talk will occur during the 7PM Mass. NO Confession on Sunday.
ABOUT FR. JOHN BROUSSARD:
I was raised in the town of Willis, TX; there I grew up with my brother and my four sisters. I was homeschooled all through elementary school, and all four years of High School. During those years, prayer in my family was an important aspect of my development. We tried as a family to pray daily. I truly believe that my vocation was fostered in that time of prayer spent with my family. Praying with my family also helped to develop in me a love of the rosary, and a strong devotion to our Lady.
My high school homeschooling was done through Seton Home Study School. Seton was a hard, but a rewarding undertaking that taught me a lot about self-discipline, and helped me to develop a strong work ethic.
After I graduated from High School, I developed a great love and devotion to our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament and found great strength and consolation from Him. I decided to focus my attention on the discernment of a priestly vocation. I went to visit the Franciscans in Hanceville, Alabama, where I met Fr. Wade Menezes with the Fathers of Mercy.
I am now a permanently professed religious brother of the Fathers of Mercy. My time with this religious community has been a rewarding and grace-filled experience. God has given me many great gifts. Simple things, like a strong faith, and a close family for me to develop. I know that God is leading me in the direction of the Priesthood and religious life.