Recently the Macon community, to include its interfaith reality, paid tribute to Sister Elizabeth Grim, DC who is moving to Little Rock to open a day shelter for the homeless similar to the one she opened in Macon in conjunction with DePaul USA. We used the occasion to honor all religious in this Year for the Religious and to honor in particular the Daughters of Charity. We have six in the Macon area in a variety of ministries.
Bishop Emeritus J. Kevin Boland was the celebrant; I was the homilist and Sister Elizabeth gave some remarks after Holy Communion. Below are my homily, Sister Elizabeth's remarks and Bishop Boland's remarks on behalf of the diocese: