Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Five Things To Remember On Aug. 13

1. The 50th anniversary of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom calls people to address poverty, racism and class inequality, said the USCCB Committee on Cultural Diversity. Read about the background of the statement here.

2. Father James Martin, SJ, has three steps for people who wonder how they can help reduce income inequality. Father Martin wrote the book, In Good Company: The Fast Track from the Corporate World to Poverty, Chastity and Obedience.

3. Many people are talking about the "miracle priest" who prayed with a woman after a car accident in Missouri, including staff member Matt Palmer.

4. Thursday is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation.Pope Benedict XVI explained the holy day last year in his homily.

5. God loves you.

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