1. James L. Rogers has been named executive director of Public Affairs for the USCCB. In this newly created role, Rogers will oversee the USCCB Office of Media Relations and will be responsible for the development and implementation of the USCCB’s external communications messaging, strategy and objectives. He begins his position on February 18.
2. USCCB President Archbishop Joseph Kurtz told people at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering today, “Our faith in Jesus Christ is more powerful than the throwaway society that threatens to overtake us. The farther you go to seek the forgotten, the closer you’ll be to the heart of Christ.” See more of his message at ToGoForth.
3. Tomorrow is the World Day of the Sick, which Pope Francis recently spoke about.
4. This past weekend saw religious houses celebrate open houses so people could see how they live their vocations. See a gallery here.
5. God loves you.