1. Anticipation for Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment is building.
2. Speaking of the environment, the Catholic Climate Covenant is encouraging people to take the St. Francis pledge for care for creation and the poor.
3. May is the month of Mary. Devotion to Mary deserves special attention here in the United States where we are under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception.
4. In case you missed it, we shared a Five Things To Remember about our colleague and friend, Sister Mary Ann Walsh. She died Tuesday after a struggle with cancer. Many of you worked with her over the years and have shared your memories on social media.
5. God loves you.