Anniversaries of Meetings and Partings

“Life is full of meetings and partings. That is the way of it.”  – Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit

A few months from now I will celebrate the 10th anniversary of my ordination as a Unitarian Universalist Minister.  Before that ceremonious occasion became a reality at First Church in Leominster, MA on June 3, 2007, I had to achieve some other important milestones along the way.  One of them was being accepted into the Fellowship of Unitarian Universalist Ministers.  My formal certificate of Preliminary Fellowship as a Unitarian Universalist Minister is dated April 20, 2007, but my interview with the Ministerial Fellowship Committee was on March 23, 2007 – the day my sister Lisette died. Ten years ago today.

Rev. Tony (right), with his sister Lisette and brother Nick

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