1. Pope Francis announced yesterday he will visit the Balkan nations, which are still scarred from ethnic divisions and war.
2. Today is World Day for Consecrated Life. This Feast is also known as Candlemas Day; the day on which candles are blessed symbolizing Christ who is the light of the world.
3. Next week begins National Marriage Week. See the USCCB's resources for marriage and visit For Your Marriage for daily tips, blogs and much more.
4. Feb. 7-10 brings the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington. Each year the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering provides and excellent opportunity for Catholic leaders to Connect, Learn, Pray and Advocate!
5. God loves you.