Sharing the Word for March 18, 2021
By his death on the cross Jesus exercises the role of mediator between us and God. He makes humanity once more pleasing to God.
Invoking the God of Growing Things
Today, I will welcome growing things, unexpected events, new people–even when they are uninvited.
Lent with St. Francis: How Do Others See Us?
Does our outward appearance accurately portray our inner attitude? In some measure, the disciplines of Lent—prayer, fasting, almsgiving—help us to bring these two closer together. But we need to be mindful that we don’t take this too far.
Prayer Changes Our Hearts
Pope Francis reminds us that prayer is not about us and the things we do, it’s about our relationship with God.
Tackling racism is difficult work, but it must be done, says Bishop Fabre
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CNS) — The work it takes to respond to the issue of racism in the church and the wider community is difficult and slow, but it must be done, said Bishop Shelton J. Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana.
Speaking at the Archdiocese of Louisville’s online Archdiocesan Leadership Institute March 9, Bishop Fabre discussed “witnessing to the dignity of the human person as an antidote to the grave sin of racism.” And he shared six ways to respond to racism.