Friday, May 17, 2013

Five Things To Remember On May 17

1. Sunday is Pentecost, which is known as the Church's birthday. It's the culmination of 50 days of Easter and is when Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to his disciples.

2. Sister Mary Ann Walsh's blog today about Kermit Gosnell explores the unintended lessons of the verdict in his trial.

3. Pope Francis swiped his finger on his iPad and unlocked the new Missio app from the Pontifical Missions Society today. According to Catholic News Service, The Missio app "offers news and information in English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese, Chinese and Arabic from Fides, the Vatican's missionary news agency, and The news appears in the default language set on the mobile device. The app also includes videos from and Catholic News Service."

4. Speaking of Pope Francis, his tweet today was introspective: "Are our lives truly filled with the presence of God? How many things take the place of God in my life each day?"

5. God loves you.

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