1. Pope Francis reminded people to "never forget to pray," to God today.
2. Sister Mary Ann Walsh looks at recent studies and says, "The influence of U.S. secularism in the rise of the “nones” is ignored by churches and even by society at their peril."
3. In an op-ed for the Miami Herald, Archbishop Thomas Wenski says it is time for the U.S. to change its broken incarceration policies.
4. The World Day of Prayer for Vocations is May 11 and seminarians in the Diocese of Raleigh have taken to YouTube to ask for prayers. It's a great show of the diversity of the men who are on the path to the priesthood.
5. God loves you.