21Jan In rare rebuke, Cardinal Cupich criticizes USCCB president’s letter to President Biden

Michael J O’Loughlin writes in America Magazine: 

In a rare public rebuke of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops from one of its members, Cardinal Blase Cupich joined with an unnamed senior Vatican official in taking issue with a stinging … Read the rest

21Jan Amanda Gorman – Youth poet at Inauguration of President Joe Biden and ‘The Hill We Climb’

Take five minutes to be…surprised by joy!

‘The Hill We Climb’ by Amanda Gorman, 22 years young…


The Hill We Climb

“When day comes we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we … Read the rest

21Jan January 21, 2021 Thursday, Week 2 in Ordinary Time

We too come to the Lord with the greatest urgency when we are struggling, when we are in some kind of distress. Like the crowds in the gospel, we reach out to touch the Lord in our brokenness, recognising him as the source of healing and life. The Lord is as available to us as he was to the crowds of Galilee.