Led by the Holy Spirit

renounce“[Renounce] the attempt to plan and control everything to the last detail, and instead [let the Holy Spirit] enlighten, guide and direct us, leading us wherever he wills.” – Pope Francis

Fr. Ron May, pastor of St. Dominic’s in Southington, has taught me the importance of never stifling the work of the Holy Spirit. His parish is alive with families and many men engaged in lay ministries. No wonder he was named pastor of the year for the Archdiocese of Hartford.

Today allow the Holy Spirit to change some of your plans!

About Fr Simon Devereux LC

FR SIMON was born on February 4, 1979, in Dunedin, New Zealand, the seventh son of Marie and Michael Devereux. He entered the novitiate of the Legionaries of Christ in Cheshire, Connecticut, on September 15, 1997. After his novitiate and year of humanities in Cheshire, he studied a bachelor’s in Philosophy at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome from 2000 to 2002 and from 2005 to 2007, a licentiate in Philosophy. In between, he worked as a youth minister in Quebec, Canada, and he made his perpetual profession in Rome on October 4, 2005. In 2010 he completed a three-year bachelor’s degree in Theology and was ordained on Christmas Eve of the same year with 60 of his brother Legionaries by Card. Velasio di Paolis. Two of his brothers are also Legionary priests. Fr Simon is now based at the Legion of Christ seminary in Cheshire, Connecticut.
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