Sharing the Word for November 4, 2021
Saint Paul tells us that it’s not up to us to judge the value of someone else’s religious observances. That’s God’s prerogative. Serving him is what’s important.
I’m not a fan of water. Our bad relationship started in my youth while I was taking swim lessons. I was taking the lessons because my mom, who was afraid of water and never learned to swim, wanted to make sure that my sisters and I would be safe anytime we were around water.
Every day many, of us spend hours on our phones, computers, or other electronic devices. Many of the advances it has brought can be life-changing. But all of this technology can also have a dark side.
Draft statement stresses Eucharist’s importance, not a need to deny it
At their June assembly, when the U.S. bishops debated a proposal to draft a statement on the Eucharist, some of the bishops asked whether it would address denying Communion to Catholic politicians who support abortion.