Do not be afraid. I do not know how many times this phrase, or phrases like it are in the bible, but according to one source it is 70. I do not know whether this is true, but I do know that time and again the bible encourages us not to be afraid.
Courage. In a time of uncertainty and anxiety, courage is a virtue that is sorely needed. How is it we develop, with the help of God’s grace, this virtue of courage?
What many Catholics may not realize, is that Black Catholics in the United States have tremendous accomplishments too. Over the course of Black History Month, The DePorres Pages will highlight the accomplishments of Black Catholics, with short Catholic Schoolhouse podcasts.