“We are not alone. The Holy Spirit is taking our small contribution and transforming it into something that we never dreamed possible.”
“Easter gives me hope that we have gained a renewed appreciation during the last year for our families, communities and parishes.”
“Kindness is an act of love that’s especially needed amid the anxiety and sorrow over COVID and other societal challenges today.”
People’s generosity — ‘Gifts offered by human hands’ — makes possible the work of appeal ministries.
“In the words of St. John Paul II, we are all called to be ‘people of life and for life’ always and everywhere.”
Gatherings during these seasons will be different — the pandemic especially reminds us to be watchful and sacrifice for the needs of our community.
“The pope is calling every person and every society to reject this throwaway culture and recognize Christ in every person.”
“This call to mission, this invitation to come follow, to see and to learn is one heard again and again in the Gospels.”