Sharing the Word for February 1, 2022
Like David, we too are called to love those who have done us wrong, perhaps in demanding dimensions. Interpersonal relations are seldom simple.
Saint Ansgar was a Benedictine missionary who spent his life trying to convert northern Europe. It seems for every step he took forward, he ended up taking two backward.
May We Never Forget
Often we find ourselves praying to God for things we need, the healing we may seek, or encountering peace in various forms. Part of that praying should also include thanksgiving to a God who not only hears us but resides with us.
Who Are We and Who Is God?
The purpose of spiritual law is simply to sharpen our awareness about who we are and who God is, so that we can name our own insufﬁciency and ﬁnd God’s fullness.
Knowing Black Catholic history can combat racism, professor says
The history of Black Catholics and other marginalized people in the U.S. church covering more than two centuries is one worth knowing and can guide the church’s response to the challenges of racism and social justice, historian Shannen Dee Williams believes.