21Jul “Longing for the Sun of Justice” 

Women's Ordination Worldwide (WOW) celebrates the feast of St. Mary Magdalene (July 22) with the launch of Dr. Annette Esser’s beautiful original painting, "Longing for the Sun of Justice." The painting symbolizes women’s calling to priesthood, not granted by men in the church, but through Christ.

21Jul Stories to look at the scandal of sexual abuse of minors by clergy  from several different viewpoints

Pádraig McCarthy draws attention to a series of articles in the NCR. "On the National Catholic Reporter website this week, beginning 17 July, is 'a series of stories that will challenge our readers to look at the scandal of sexual abuse of minors by clergy from several different viewpoints: from the perspective of a victim/survivor, from the perspective of a convicted offender, from the perspective of a family member of a victim, and from the perspective of professional advocates and watchdogs.' "

21Jul 21 July. Friday in Week 15

Saint Lawrence of Brindisi, priest and doctor of the church

1st Reading: Exodus 11:10-12:14

Passover is a reminder of our deliverance from slavery and death.

Moses and Aaron performed all these wonders before Pharaoh; but the Lord hardened Pharaoh’s heart, … Read the rest