Today we pray for those teachers must find new and creative ways to teach their students, and to remain connected to them.
This week we are drawn into the incomprehensible love of Jesus for each one of us, and if we open our heart, even just a little bit, we will stand amazed on Easter Sunday at the new life given to us by God’s generous love.
My good friend Msgr. Lavalley, pastor of Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Winooski, Vermont. Today he reflects on the third word of Christ from the cross.
Ever wonder why God changed the name Abram to Abraham? Since it is recorded in the Book of Genesis, it must have represented something significant. And it does.
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?
Today our responsorial psalm talked about crying out to God. What an appropriate psalm response for our current age. Is this not the time we are crying out to God?
I sin. And as a result, I deserve nothing from God. Everything, everything I receive from God is because of his grace. His free gift to me, given only because God loves me. And this is true for you too.
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted. How much that psalm response resonated with me today. For many reasons, my heart feels a little broken. Stuck at home, I cannot see people I often took for granted when I could.
Today we pray for those people who work in government. We pray for all those people who must make difficult decisions during this time of pandemic.
Remember us, O Lord, as you favor your people. Is not this our cry to God? Is it not at times of difficulty and separation we find ourselves feeling forgotten?