Sharing the Word for January 4, 2022
Care, community, and nourishment will be a regular part of Jesus’ ministry. They are, as it were, his trademarks.
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Convert, wife, mother, widow, teacher, religious─Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton did it all. Yet, in many ways, she was an ordinary woman of her time who lived life in an extraordinary way.
Seeing the ‘Motherly’ Face of God
Through Elizabeth Ann Seton, we see poignantly the motherly face of God. As St. Anselm wrote, “Christ my mother, you gather your chickens under your wings.”
Thank You, St. Elizabeth Seton
Elizabeth Seton had no special gifts. She was not a mystic or stigmatic. She did not prophesy or speak in tongues. She had two great devotions: abandonment to the will of God and an ardent love for the Eucharist.
I hope we never forget to begin, again and again. To know, no matter what, that we are walking in love and beauty when we seek.
Court sets March date for former Cardinal McCarrick’s hearing
Proceedings before a criminal trial involving former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick will continue March 3 in Massachusetts, where he faces three counts of sexually assaulting a teenager in the 1970s.