Thursday, October 24, 2013

Five Things To Remember On Oct. 24

1. Pope Francis' English-speaking Twitter account recently topped three million followers. His Spanish account has an incredible four million. Today, he told them, "Being a Christian means renouncing ourselves, taking up the cross and carrying it with Jesus. There is no other way."

2. The Catholic Campaign for Human Development's national collection date is the Sunday before Thanksgiving, but some dioceses hold their collection on other dates due to local considerations. CCHD addresses the root causes of poverty, helping people in lifting up their community. Find information on this important work here.

3. Vatican Radio reports that Pope Francis met with a Jewish human rights group, telling them “Wherever any minority is persecuted and marginalized because of its religious convictions or ethnic identity,” he said, “the well-being of society as a whole is endangered and each one of us must feel affected."

4. The For Your Marriage site is full of fun facts and tips. Today's post sees a "Top 10 Things To Remember As a Parent"

5. God loves you.

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