1. How's your Lenten journey going so far? Use our calendar to help keep you on track.
2. Pope Francis and the Roman curia are discussing superficial religiosity during their spiritual retreat.
3. In case you missed it yesterday, the USCCB spoke out about the vital need to protect religious minorities in the Middle East in the wake of horrific violence recently.
4. The bishops are concerned about the root causes that drive people to leave their homes and migrate to new places. The Senate Finance Committee is having a hearing tomorrow on trade deals and how they impact migration. In January, the bishops who chair the bishops’ Justice and Peace committees wrote a letter affirming the values that Catholics see as needing protection in such deals.
5. God loves you.