Sharing the Word for January 12, 2022
Jesus is busy. His mission is important and he doesn’t have time to waste. His message is urgent and he is insistent that it be proclaimed.
Sunday Soundbite for January 16, 2022
It’s appropriate that the beginning of Jesus’ signs–as John describes this event at Cana–happens in the very human setting of a wedding–a celebration of human life, joy, and the goodness of God’s creation. To find God present we need only to look for the signs of divinity which are present all around us.
Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys
Born in France but adopting Canada as her home, Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys definitely won the hearts of the Canadians. She moved to Canada at the request of the governor of the French settlement. She later founded a school for girls in Montreal and founded the Sisters of Notre Dame.
Faith and Family for January 16: The Wedding at Cana
The Wedding at Cana is the story we hear in this week’s Gospel. In it, Jesus performs one of his first miracles by turning jugs of water into wine.
A Contrite Heart
Having a contrite heart is an invitation to grind down your own ego, which can be painful at times. God welcomes you to participate in the process of humility with him.
SNAP disputes assessment of Dallas charter at its 20th anniversary
An essay by Kathleen McChesney on the impact of the U.S. bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People drew a sharp rebuke by the executive director of the Survivor’s Network of Those Abused by Priests.