Our rapidly diminishing numbers and advancing age as a province has left us with significant and critical challenges that, in my opinion, we spend a lot of time talking, meeting and assembling around, but doing little in terms of choice and action.

We are at the point that if any one confrere in most of our apostolates retires or leaves, there is no one to take his place. Many of our apostolates are on the brink of collapsing. Now, more than ever, we need a leader with the skills to move us toward hope and creative diminishment. We’ve been treading water for years. Now we need to swim.

Are you that leader? Why?