Advent is coming! The Holy Season of Advent begins the 28th of November.
I think it is high time for an update. First I’ve done some housekeeping here. New domain (BishopTatro.blog), new background…so my dear readers please check out the visuals.
Lent is vastly approaching us; this year it begins on St. Valentine’s Day. I know most of you my beloved readers look forward to the daily devotional and homily I post during the journey. Are y’all looking forward to it this year? What do you want to see it included.
We spent four days in the shelter, where I was the amateur radio operator; relaying information to/from EOC to the shelter manager. This was the first year that the American Red Cross was no longer in charge of the shelters and with the county in charge.
I am back to ministry functioning once again in the episcopate ministry. I was on a sabbatical/brief retirement the past two years (for lack of a better word). When God tries to get a person’s attention…He starts off with the still quiet voice…It took Him not only hitting me over the head with a club, but also dragging me to my senses to realize this is where I belong…this is what I belong doing. This is my calling. I’ve missed this work more than I led myself to believe.
To my followers new and those that have kept in contact with me…the Prodigal Padre is back, I ask for your forgiveness if you at all felt that I had abandoned you at anytime. I’m back with a new gusto for my vocation. I’m back ready and willing to give advice, wisdom, counsel, debate and all the other things I’ve done in the past. Please know I will be here for you to help you along your faith journey, help shed light for your walk with Christ or to just bring what comfort I can in times that you need it. I ask that you keep me in prayer to be the best Shepard I can be.
I close with one of my favorite hymns that is based on one of the pieces of Scripture I attribute to my ministry.