Several summers ago, we undertook the project of replacing the fence in our backyard. It had been built long before we moved into our house, had taken to leaning in several places, and I had a very real concern that it wouldn’t be long before one of my children would be able to push a section of it over and escape. Tearing down the old fence was probably the most fun I’ve ever had doing a home renovation project – we rented a skid steer to tear out the old fence posts & to drill holes for the new ones.
It was a big project, and I was fortunate to have a lot of help every step of the way – and it is this project that came to mind as I read through this Sunday’s Mass readings (which you can find on the USCCB website, by clicking here.) [Read more…]