1. The school-choice movement is gaining some momentum, according to Catholic News Service. Five schools in the past two years have passed school-choice legislation. This is encouraging after so many school closings in the last several years.
2. Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Mark Seitz of Dallas, 59, as bishop of El Paso, Texas. El Paso is an area that is 80 percent Catholic. In case you missed it last week, Pope Francis, a Jesuit, named Jesuit Father Michael Barber to be bishop of Oakland.
3. Have you seen the guest blogs by seminarians at the North American College in Rome? You get to see why a man considers the priestly life in the 21st century and how they listened to the call.
4. This fun video captures how businesses are booming since the March 13 election of Pope Francis.
5. God loves you.