In response to the looming crisis between the US and Iran, our North American Provincial Leaders are compelled to call upon the governments of the United States and Iran to desist in their use of violent threats, provocative rhetoric, and plans for retaliatory measures.
During Poverty Awareness Month, join U.S. Bishops, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and the Catholic community in the United States in taking up Pope Francis' challenge to live in solidarity with the poor!
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired the people of his time and subsequent generations with his passionate pursuit of justice. He taught us that “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice,” and that “the time is always right to do what is right.”
We have just celebrated Christmas – the birth of our Lord. The words of the gospel “… because there was no place for them in the inn” (Lk 2:7) startle me. For many people, these words are still reality today: because … there was no room for them.
Discovering a call to a particular life commitment takes time. It requires honesty with ourselves about our gifts and talents, inclinations and deepest desires. The more we get to know ourselves, the better we are at detecting God’s movement within our hearts.