Sharing the Word for February 11, 2022
The narratives from today’s Gospel teach us that Jesus took care of all kinds of people and that his interventions took place in all sorts of ways.
Our Lady of Lourdes
Devotion to Our Lady of Lourdes runs deep in the hearts of the faithful as a sign of God’s care and healing. The mediation of Mary, his mother, is a real consolation to those who suffer any ill.
I’m Praying for You
“You’re in my thoughts and prayers.” “I’ll be praying for you.” How many times have we heard people say those words or said them ourselves? We often say them as a way to bring comfort to someone in need when there is nothing else we can do to help or fix something.
It is striking to me that in all Marian apparitions, the people Our Lady chooses to appear to are often children—simple and humble.
The Super Bowl and Human Trafficking
Some 100 million Americans will tune in to this weekend’s Super Bowl, but few will consider the crimes lurking on its periphery.
Archbishops’ friendly Super Bowl wager will benefit Catholic schools
Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr of Cincinnati are rooting for their home team in Super Bowl LVI, but they also have placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the Feb. 13 showdown between the Rams and the Bengals.