Father Peter was raised in the large and tight-knit Jewish community of Montreal, Canada. As a young man Father Peter attend Woodstock, after dropping out of Boston University. He found his way to Berkeley and studied Zen Buddhism. A friend invited him to a Cistercian Abbey in Canada, where he was impressed by the chanting and quiet. He received the gift of faith in Jesus through the liturgy while attending a Mass. Father Peter is now a priest of the Archdiocese of Montreal.
Source: Vocation Story (LONG VERSION) – Father Christopher Boyle / Archdiocese of Boston by George Martell via YouTube Header image: Fr. Christopher Boyle by George Martell via YouTube
This column first appeared on the website The Catholic Thing (www.thecatholicthing.org). Copyright 2020. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission. Over the past eighteen months, we’ve heard a great deal about the need for lay activism and lay collaboration in the management of Church affairs. I’m all for it. Such action items are,…