Scripture for Life: It takes faith to put our whole heart into praying, "Lord, let us see your kindness." It takes audacious trust to let go of our expectations and dare to accept the salvation God offers.
Scripture for Life: In the moment of crisis, Jesus allowed himself to be called forth by the needs of others. That action revealed him as the image of God, the Son who emptied himself (Philippians 2:7).
The U.S. bishops' conference has been flatfooted when it comes to addressing the racial injustices in this country. But the U.S. Catholic Church, including the bishops, was once engaged with issues of social justice.