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As people the world over celebrated, commemorated and even criticized the tiny Albanian nun and her outreach to India’s poorest, many in India notched up their enthusiasm to an understandably high degree. Marianna Bartholomew has the news from a missionary priest in India.
Marianna Bartholomew describes the chapel railcars that helped spread the Faith in the Western states, noting that when we go to our churches, we can know that generations of Catholics before us paved the way for us to enjoy a Catholic presence today.
Edibles and clothing, décor and transport – we touch the world as we traverse through our days. Marianna Bartholomew asks, wouldn’t it be great to allow this gratitude to also stir in us a sense of responsibility — one that transcends any sense of entitlement to these goods?
Marianna Bartholomew observes that despite harrowing images on the news, we can still choose to flow in union with the Blessed Trinity, and enter a loving union with our fellow man.
When Marianna Bartholomew sees Pope Francis move about so joyfully, embrace and interact with every imaginable type of person, from members of Congress, to the disabled along his route, she knows that many hidden actions are taking place in the hearts of those who see them — because he is our Peter.
In today’s World View Wednesday column, Marianna Bartholomew reminds us that we must daily pray and work toward peace in this world. We must nurture a world-vision and as moms, we can make a difference.
Marianna Bartholomew learned about a brand-new saint on a family vacation. This saint’s story reminds us that if we pray and listen, God will lead our steps in our own unique voyage. Sometimes, he might lead us out of our comfort zone, but the rewards are great.
Marianna Bartholomew shares a learning experience and urges us not to be greedy monkeys. If we open our fists, God will help us cast material and spiritual goods to others in a nourishing shower, as He wills. The ricochet effect, of course, is that the more we give, the more our lives will be filled with joy.
Marianna Bartholomew reminds us of the sacrifice that missionaries make for each of us. When missionaries visit our churches to tell their stories, let’s listen, learn, introduce ourselves to them personally, keep them in our daily prayers, and respond to financial needs generously.