1. Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, CA, is speaking to a Senate committee today about the minimum wage and how is should be increased and indexed. You can watch the live stream at
2. The Knights of Columbus organized a vigil for the Fortnight for Freedom and you can watch the video of the event:
3. Bishop Richard Pates wrote Defense Secretary Churck Hagel about Guantanamo Bay, asking him to "make good on the President's commitment to close this facility that has become a symbol of indefinite detention without trial."
4. Being a Christian is not a mistake, Pope Francis said, adding "Being a Christian is a call of love, friendship, a call to become a child of God, brother of Jesus, to become fruitful in the transmission of this call to others, to become instruments of this call."
5. God loves you.