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The Compulsion to Evangelilze

Cycle BOrdinary TimeWeek 5

by Bishop Robert BarronFebruary 05, 20060 Comments

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St. Paul tells us in our second reading that preaching the Gospel is not a matter of choice for him; it is a compulsion, a necessity. In the homily for this week, I talk about St. Peter and St. Edmund Campion, two Christians who, 15 centuries apart, felt that same pressing obligation to proclaim Jesus Christ. Do we have it?