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'I fell in love with God'


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Fr Warren Edwards at a Mass at the Mt of Beatitudes during the Holy Land to Madrid pilgrimage. Photo: Ryan Reyes.
"The question I have been asked the most by you is, 'why did I become a priest?'...The answer is simple...I fell in love with God."

These words from a World Youth Day pilgrimage homily by Our Lady of the Angels Rouse Hill Parish Priest Fr Warren Edwards have hit home to CathNews Madrid Blogger Enjoli Rodricks during the 'Way of the Cross' walk in Jerusalem.

"Walking the Stations of the Cross was unbelievable. We walked with an actual cross, all taking turns to hold it chanting as we walked from where Jesus was condemned to death all the way up to Mt Calvary," Enjoli writes.

"It was so hard to keep together, the streets were so crowded and our tour guide found himself fighting off hasslers just to keep us together. At first I wondered how I could possibly reflect in such chaos?

"Then I remembered Fr Warren's words: 'I fell in love with God'...and it was right there in chaotic Jerusalem that I asked God to receive my heart and let me fall for Him too."

Read Enjoli's Madrid Blog in full at CathNews

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