“The suffering of our neighbors becomes suffering we can help ease.”
Is this true? That was the question the longtime Vatican official discussed Dec. 14 at the Oratorians’ Santa Maria in Vallicella church in Rome.
In this Advent and Christmas season, as we reflect on the Holy Family and their hasty departure to Egypt fleeing Herod, we can look closer and see those who are fleeing from other perils.
“This is not some sentimental, feel-good book on how we need to be kind to each other. It’s more like a Sermon on the Mount for our time, or at least how we might work towards living the Sermon on the Mount.”
“Sacramentals are hopeful. They see not just what is but what can be.”
To better serve our Latino sisters and brothers, The Central Minnesota Catholic will run its English and Spanish content side by side starting in January 2022.
The vision of the Walking with Moms in Need program reflects Pope Francis’ idea of accompaniment.
“Rushing to have and do all the things and readying stuff to look at and cling to does nothing to help us let Christ rush into our lives and ready our hearts for the kingdom of heaven.”