Sorry for the lack of updates. Over the weekend I was at the Confirmation initiation camp help for the Confirmation class and the secondary 4 students who will be confirmed next year. We have about 65 kids, with 40 from my class. It was a riot. I delivered a session on the meaning of confirmation and in toto had only about 6 hours of sleep over both days.
Anyway, I'd like to share with you the official welcome of the World Youth Day cross in Australia.
From left: Archbishop Mark Coleridge, Australian Opposition Leader Brendan Nelson, Cardinal George Pell and Australian Pime Minister Kevin Rudd sit near the World Youth Day Cross and Icon in the Great Hall of Parliament House in Canberra Monday, Feb. 18, 2008. The 3.8 meters cross and Icon of Our Lady are an invitation to attend World Youth Day in Sydney which will also mark the first visit of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to Australia. (AP Photo/Mark Graham)
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