1. Pope Francis had two powerful Tweets recently, first writing,"Dear young people, you have many plans and dreams for the future. But, is Christ at the center of each of your plans and dreams?" Today, he wrote: "Mercy is the true power that can save humanity and the world from sin and evil."
2. Respect Life Sunday was yesterday and the official kickoff of Respect Life Month. There are seven informational resources in English and Spanish for various life issues.
3. Sister Mary Ann Walsh reflects on recent comments by Pope Francis in a new blog. He compared the Church to a field hospital. Sister Mary Ann shares notes from priests on how they serve those hurting emotionally and spiritually.
4. Local and practical collaboration in aiding others is the rule not the exception notes
Fr. Donald Rooney, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Fredericksburg, Va., and an opportunity for Christians to work together.
5. God loves you.