"Our houses are already on fire."
"We need you."
Hodes was eager to get involved in the local church.
"I hope that I’m able to bring a fire for evangelization back to the St. James community."
"It is a time to think in a new way about how we are [the Catholic church] in our area and in our parish."
"Working on the mission of the church should be embedded in our lives."
"I will be able to take this exciting adventure for God’s mission."
"I want to take away more zeal."
"I really hungered to do something that felt very personal to me."
"We all had tears in our eyes."