"In the short time he was with us, he really gave us a renewed vision for Catholic education, and we hope to continue to move that vision forward," said Father Edward J. Quinlan, Diocesan Secretary for Education, who served as the principal celebrant and homilist for Mass that day.
told the educators that Jesus Christ is the only one who can bring complete joy to a person.
"Recall that the fundamental Christian understanding of the human person is that they're created in the image and likeness of God.
All human dignity flows from this basic reality.
Therein lies also our capacity for love, for wisdom and for true happiness," he
"St. Augustine said, 'Our hearts are restless until they rest in you.' That was true in Augustine's time…and it is still true today about the children who are sitting before us," Father Quinlan