Posts Tagged ‘Respect Life month’

Standing Up for Human Life: Saint John Paul II’s Mass on the National Mall

Friday, October 21st, 2016

As always, the feast day of Saint John Paul II tomorrow will be a time to remember his life and continue his legacy.  This year, I will celebrate a special Mass with the men studying to be priests at our Saint John Paul II Seminary in Washington.  Over at the nearby Saint John Paul II […] [Read more]

Throwback Thursday: We are Made for Life, We are Made for Love

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Going to the outskirts to encounter others, as Pope Francis asks, means confronting those great existential questions, being ready to give a reason for our hope when people ask: Why are we here? What’s the meaning of life? What’s the point of it all? These foundational questions go directly to all of the “hot button” […] [Read more]

Every Life is Worth Living

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

During Pope Francis’ visit to Washington, one of the most striking images was how the Holy Father’s love radiated whether he was greeting a head of state or a homeless person. His gestures, his words, his actions in every encounter proclaimed the truth that every life is worth living. As a gift from God, every […] [Read more]