By Msgr. Charles Pope - One of the biggest reasons why most Christians have difficulty evangelizing effectively is that most lack the requisite freedom and simplicity of life to carry forth the task consistently and coherently. In Sunday’s Gospel, the Lord offers some counsel on what is required for effective evangelization... As we read a Gospel like this, it is tempting to think that it speaks only of specialists such as missionaries, religious, priests, or deacons, but doing so ignores the fact that everyone is called to evangelize: clergy to people, parents to children, elders to youngsters, siblings to siblings, friends to friends, neighbors to neighbors.
By Steve Jordahl, OneNewsNow - Americans, though, have privacy concerns, and are asking if their vaccine status is the government's business. HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra says it is... "The federal government has had to spend trillions of dollars to try to keep Americans alive during this pandemic. So, it is absolutely the government's business; it is taxpayers' business"
Franciscan Media - Veronica’s desire to be like Christ crucified was answered with the stigmata... Veronica was born in Mercatelli, Italy. It is said that when her mother Benedetta was dying she called her five daughters to her bedside and entrusted each of them to one of the five wounds of Jesus. Veronica was entrusted to the wound below Christ’s heart.
By Barbara J. Farrah, Crisis Magazine - By 2020, Pope Francis was accusing priests focused on the sacraments as being “rigid” and accusing them of “clericalism,” while declaring that the “hour of the laity” has arrived. He decried “a new clericalism, which may even at times be ably veiled behind appeals for deeper spirituality or for more orthodox theological positions.” He called for priests to empower the laity for “greater access to positions in the Church.”.. Thus, we have arrived at the current crisis in the Church, as bishops across the country have “canceled” those priests who continue to focus on the Church’s true mission ...