Gregory Boyle is an American Roman Catholic priest of the Jesuit order.
He talks about that he and his mom did not get along so good. She said to me once I wish she would just kill yourself.
Since childhood, he has gone through a lot of struggle and in this video, he talks about how his mother used to beat him every single day at home as well as in school. He has suffered a lot and later in his old age at a graduation ceremony in his speech he talks all the setback he has faced in childhood.
Every day my back was blooded because I was beaten up every day so to hide the blood I used to wear three shirts and the other students used to criticize me, hey fool! it’s summer how come you wear three shirts.
“Here is what we seek: a compassion that can stand in awe at what the poor have to carry rather than stand in judgment at how they carry it.”