“In these final days before the regular session ends May 17, Catholic laity continue advocating to uphold life, dignity and the common good. But not only are people in the pews speaking out, so are our shepherds.”
As discussion with and about the seniors among us increases, and needs emerge, a collective ministry of sustaining presence needs to grow.
“I’m not sure she remembers my name, but she knows this man across the table holding her hand loves her.”
Our Lady of Lourdes and Mary, Undoer of Knots are two of Mary’s titles that speak particularly to these times.
Hundreds of Catholics from nearly every legislative district across Minnesota answered that call to be missionary disciples by meeting with their legislators via Zoom.
“We should try to live well wherever we’re ‘drafted,’ either by life’s circumstances or God’s providence.”
“Such a corporal work of mercy even in a case where mercy was not shown could lead to a conversion of heart more critical than conviction.”
This Gospel story about the paralyzed man teaches an important truth about dismantling barriers that keep others from God.