Sharing the Word for November 24, 2020
Toward the conclusion of his public ministry Jesus speaks about the destruction of Jerusalem and his own return at the end of time.
Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions
Saint Andrew Dung-Lac was one of the 117 people martyred in Vietnam between 1820 and 1862. While members of this group were beatified on four different occasions between 1900 and 1951, all were canonized by Pope John Paul II.
'I See You'
Anyone who knows me knows that when it comes to gift-giving I have two rules, the most important of which is this: no gift cards. My second rule has to do with what I see as the redundancy of getting a greeting card and a gift, but that’s not what I want to talk about here. That first rule is especially important to me at Christmastime.
A Tale of Chronic Anxiety
I have been writing this column for 19 years, and I have covered a lot of topics and chronicled many of the aspects of my and my family’s lives. But one topic I have not addressed head-on—or at least as strongly as I could—has been mental health.
There Is Freedom in Forgiving
Sometimes, the hardest person to forgive can be yourself. Ask God to guide you to a healthier place.
Mexican bishops dismayed with bill to legalize marijuana
The Mexican bishops’ conference has voiced dismay with moves to legalize recreational marijuana consumption, warning it “abandons a policy of promoting and protecting health to satisfy the interests of a few.”