Well, it’s the tenth of May. In other words, it’s the feast of St Damien of Molokai.
I blogged about him last year. What a gun. There’s nothing more to add really.
Here’s a clip part of which I showed in my Confirmation class this week. Apart from the fact that the kids are discerning their Confirmation name and I’ve been reviewing a few saints in each class, this week’s focus was on hands, and their significance not only in the ritual of Confirmation, but in the life of Christ and his Church. You can see why I thought the first few minutes are pertinent: