Monthly Archives: November 2019

Week of November 24, 2019

Last week I included the United States Bishops call to Catholics to model civility during this election season.  There was a challenge to us to make a pledge of civility.  They also have an awareness that to live this pledge we need to pray.  Below is a prayer inspired by Bishop Zubik’s Nine Rules for […]

Week of November 17, 2019

One year ahead of the 2020 national elections, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has launched a year-long initiative that invites Catholics to model civility, love for neighbor, and respectful dialogue.  Civilize It: Dignity Beyond the Debate asks Catholics to pledge civility, clarity, and compassion in their families, communities, and parishes, and call […]

Week of November 10, 2019

Veterans Day In the early years of the twentieth century, a war called the Great War involved most of the countries of the earth.  Millions died as a result of new and terrible weapons.  Everyone hoped that it was the “war to end all wars.”  A very special time was chosen as the hour when […]