The Missions: San Francisco and San José

Unless the mission is oriented by charity, that is, unless it springs from a profound act of divine love, it risks being reduced to mere philanthropic and social activity...Consequently, being missionaries means loving God with all one's heart, even to the point, if necessary, of dying for him. - Pope Benedict XVI

man, i had forgotten how much two hands full of blood blisters hurts. the simple fact of the matter is this: when one isn't accustomed to working with thick wooden handles, 1,000 plus consective thrusts with a post-hole digger into ground that hasn't felt rain in over two months tears apart the hands. crud. and i don't want to hear any lip from you soft washintonians who would have paid someone to have brought in an auger for the job - but i would appreciate the auger...


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