- Sep 17, 2020
Jaime Morales grew up in Mexico. Today, he lives in Wyoming, and has been a Knight of Columbus for more than 15 years. Whether by helping with fundraisers or building a pregnancy resource center, he has committed himself to serving others.
As Ireland went into lockdown, many families struggled to deal with their problems, both new and long-simmering.
It’s only in the context of the life – and sacred activity – of the Christian community, therefore, that the summons to seek, receive, and bestow mercy can be fully understood.
Inspired by teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and her “Fridays for Future” protests, a young couple in Germany is launching a “Sundays for Life” campaign, inviting everyone to take to the streets every Sunday for about 30 minutes on behalf of unborn children and their mothers.
“Do not forget your mother and your grandmother, and the simple but robust faith that gave them the strength and tenacity to keep going and not to give up,” the pope told young people and families greeting him before the Palace of Culture on Romania’s Children’s Day June 1.
In his Angelus address on the feast of the Church’s first martyr, Pope Francis extolled him as a model of trust and forgiveness for modern-day families.