1. Ken Hackett, the U.S.'s new ambassador to the Vatican met with Pope Francis this week and spoke with Vatican Radio about the experience and what's ahead for him.
2. Catholic News Service explores the challenges and blessings that come for parishes ministering to Hispanic families.
3.Work is being done to update the Blessed John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington as a world-class shrine and museum. The former Pontiff will be canonized next April.
4. USCCB President Cardinal Timothy Dolan, of New York, blogs about popes and how they face challenges similar to everyone else.
5. God loves you.