WATCH: Moving Homily Given by Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son at Funeral

If you have not seen the homily delivered by the Justice Antonin Scalia’s son Reverend Paul D. Scalia, it is a beautiful tribute to his father and to the faith that was so important to him.

His opening is one of the most moving moments in the homily, putting the focus exactly where it should be:

We are gathered here because of one man. A man known personally to many of us, known only by reputation to even more. A man loved by many, scorned by others. A man known for great controversy, and for great compassion. That man, of course, is Jesus of Nazareth.

The transcript of the homily can be found here.

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About Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble

Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble, FSP is a former atheist who, thanks to the grace of God, has returned to the faith she was raised in and now tries to help others bring their loved ones back to the faith. A few years after returning to the Church, she heard God calling her, so she left her job in Silicon Valley to join the Daughters of St. Paul. She is the author of The Prodigal You Love: Inviting Loved Ones Back to the Church. She now lives in Miami where she prays, evangelizes, bakes bread, and blogs.