Fr. Virgilio Elizondo, one of San Antonio’s most accomplished and beloved Catholic priests whose work brought him recognition in Latin America and Europe and an esteemed faculty position at the University of Notre Dame, died of a self-inflicted gunshot at his home Monday afternoon...CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY
Today’s gospel says… Jesus said to the Jews:
“Amen, amen, I say to you,
whoever keeps my word will never see death.”
Fr. Virgilio taught at the University of Notre Dame. He was a champion for people on the margins of society. He had an accusation against him of sexual misconduct. At 80, his suicide crushes many people in our Church and the news leads us to the consolation of Jesus, the only place we can go.