Posts Tagged ‘#TransformFear’

Assisted Suicide: A Choice Without Compassion

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

As we pray and walk together in defense of vulnerable unborn life later this week, we recognize that life at the other end of the spectrum is increasingly threatened as certain extremist groups mount aggressive campaigns to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Soon, the Maryland General Assembly is expected to consider a bill that would allow doctors […] [Read more]

Every Life is Worth Living

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

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]

Let Us Be Children of Light

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Death is inevitable yet we instinctively seek to avoid it, especially if we envision a lingering and painful death. The losses and changes associated with the progression of a terminal illness often contribute to psychological and spiritual distress that may lead to despair. The care available today, though, including both compassionate spiritual support as well […] [Read more]

The Human Body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

As we come to the end of the Church’s liturgical calendar in November, we reflect upon the last things and our calling to new life in the Holy Spirit. Saint Paul, we hear in today’s liturgy, says to the Church in Corinth, “Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that […] [Read more]