Sharing the Word for March 8, 2021 – Third Week of Lent – Year 1
God’s mercy is offered to us because God is God. We are members of a sinful people. Yet God cares for us anyhow.
Navigating through a Riptide
We live in a broken reality, and a lot of times there isn’t anything we can do to fix it. This helplessness that we feel is a natural part of navigating this broken world.
Lent with St. Francis: True Prophets
We often find it difficult to recognize the true prophets in our midst. We dismiss them as crackpots and extremists because they make us uncomfortable.
No Boundaries in the Heart
The psalms keep teaching me that to be emotionally and spiritually whole, there’s no drawing lines inside the human heart.
Pope, Iraqi Shiite leader affirm importance of dialogue, respect
In a low-key meeting followed closely in Iraq and beyond, Pope Francis and Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the influential leader of Shiite Muslims in Iraq, spent 45 minutes speaking privately.