“Who touched me?”

I was blessed to attend Fr. Aaron Foshee’s Mass of Thanksgiving this past Sunday. Fr. Mike Keucher of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis managed to post Fr. Jim Goins’s (my pastor) homily!

Unending Mercy

11707557_785054792539_5312074134638215957_nThis past Saturday, my good friend, Fr. Aaron Foshee, was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. Below is the homily preached by Fr. James Goins (without text or notes!) at his Mass of Thanksgiving.

We celebrate this morning the gift of a new priest. A new priest has come down to the vineyard of the Lord, a new voice, and what a voice it is. We gather here with Fr. Foshee and his family. We, his brother priests who are here with him, will gather around the altar this day and pledge to him our priestly friendship, our prayers and support for him in the years to come.

I want to look at the miracle within the miracle in the Gospel passage. I want us to contemplate this unfortunate suffering woman who risked all to thread her way through the crowd, to find a way to the hem of…

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