Sharing the Word for October 27, 2020
If the kingdom–the Church–is not everything we would like it to be, it’s because the Church is what Jesus said it would be–a project that involves growth, development, incompleteness.
Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza
Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza, a Dominican, challenged the heresies of his day. Known for his ability to preach, he overcame his adversaries and helped his diocese become more loyal to Rome in a time when anti-papal feeling ran high.
Saint Who? Romanus of Le Mans
We all know people who, if you look at their lives, aren’t “special”—they are not like Mother Teresa or some great preacher—and yet their commitment to letting Christ soak every thread in their life’s fabric is no less profound.
Transcript shows pope’s distinction between gay marriage, civil unions
When Pope Francis said gay people have a right to be in a family and that gay couples needed some form of civil law to protect their rights, he was not saying that gay couples should have a right to adopt children.