Tag: Respect

Lessons From The Gospel Answer Needs Of Today’s World

This Sunday the Church listens to Christ in the Gospel of Luke.  (10: 38-42)  In yet another familiar Gospel story, Jesus enters the home of his friends, Martha and Mary.  Martha is busy with the many ancient demands of hospitality, while Mary sits at the feet of Jesus. Even though Martha’s heart is in the right place, serving her visitor, she fails to recognize a higher calling of hospitality of simply ‘being present’ to Jesus.  It is this behavior Jesus exhorts by praising Mary, who ‘chose the better part.’ This Gospel account along with the first […]

The Injustice of Abortion; The Unjust Pursuit of Innocent Life

We come together today to praise God for his creative genius. We come together today to proclaim once again that all life is good, and that every human life is very good. Every human life from the moment of conception is a sign of God’s free choice to bring forth new life. The choice is God’s.  God chooses.  God chooses love. God chooses life.  Anyone who takes life, unjustly pursues the frustration of God’s divine plan. After 43 years of legalized abortion in this country, somewhere between 56 and 58 million lives have been unjustly pursued […]

Survey Complete for Extraordinary Synod on Family in Context of Evangelization

As a follow up to an earlier entry on this blog, I would like to give a brief response of thanks to those who completed the survey in preparation for the Extraordinary Synod on the Family in October of 2014. Again, the bishops of the world were asked for their input and personal responses to the survey questions.  At the same time, we were requested to make a broad consultation as a part of our response to the survey.  Between those who completed the online survey and those who completed a hard-copy, we received well […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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