“I will give you shepherds after my own heart” –Jer 3:15
The above Scripture from Jeremiah was the basis of two weekends of reflection for seminarians of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau. Majestic Trinity Hills, the diocesan center for prayer, service, and Christian formation, was the venue. Situated just 25 minutes from Springfield, the 114 acres of pathways, pasture, rolling hills, and the James River afforded the men the perfect place to contemplate both God’s will for them and the beauty of creation.
“These weekends at Trinity Hills allow our men in formation the not-often realized time of just being together for a few days of prayer and work,” said Fr. J. Friedel, diocesan Director of Vocations/Seminarians. “During the year, they’re strung out in five different schools, and each remain far-flung in various activities this summer from Omaha [NE] to Fredericktown, so these days were good days for those who could join us.” Read more