Sharing the Word for August 9, 2022
Jesus is the Father’s perfect image of a shepherd who actually laid down his life for his sheep. A person’s true value rests not on any external thing, but on his or her realizing that God made us all in his image and likeness.
Followers of St. Francis: Sister Marie Lucey, OSF
After 60 years, Sister Marie is still working hard for justice and peace.
It Takes Courage
“Joseph of Arimathea, secretly a disciple of Jesus for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate if he could remove the body of Jesus”—John 19:38a. The horror of the crucifixion was overwhelming. Joseph’s desire to properly bury Jesus overcame his desire for covertness.
Novena to Saint Clare | Day Eight: Honoring Our Talents
Whenever Francis struggled with the direction of his mission and vocation, Clare provided him with insight and encouragement.
Longtime peace educator Marie Dennis is Pax Christi USA’s Teacher of Peace
For more than 50 years, Marie Dennis has been asking herself as a white middle-class woman who once worked for the U.S. Navy how she could respond as a Catholic to the cries for justice of people around the world.