Father Ron Rolheiser

Father Ron Rolheiser

Oblate Father Ron Rolheiser is president of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. Contact him at [email protected].

Website URL: http://www.ronrolheiser.com

Struggling for our father’s blessing

By Fr. Ron Rolheiser

When I was in elementary school, we were made to memorize a number of poems by William Blake. We didn't understand them, but they had a wonderful jingle to them, were easy to commit to memory, and remain branded inside me to this day.

One of those was a piece entitled “Infant Sorrow.”