Friday, June 6, 2014

Five Things To Know June 6

1. Sunday, June, 8, at 1 p.m. ET, an unprecedented prayer service for peace in the Middle East will begin at the Vatican and include Pope Francis, President Shimon Peres of Israel and President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority with the participation of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

2. Wear red to Mass on Sunday in recognition of the Feast of Pentecost.

3. Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Urges Church To Lift Ban on Ordination of Married Priests in Eastern Catholic Churches in North America. Says action would affirm Eastern Rite tradition, encourage restoration of unity between Catholic, Orthodox Christians
and enhance spiritual lives of Eastern Catholics

 4. Church groups support move to assist migrant children and applaud the U.S,.Department of Justice for efforts to provide legal assistance to vulnerable children.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, National Latino Evangelical Coalition and National Immigration Forum have been paying close attention to this urgent situation
 5. God loves you.



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