A Christmas Wish List for the Church: Published in Ministry and Liturgy Magazine October 2014

I ran across this wish list from last Christmas, 2014. I still pray for the Church in this way in this Christmas season….

Broken But Not Divided

John the Baptist Charcoal: Ronald Raab,CSC John the Baptist
Charcoal: Ronald Raab,CSC

(The editor of Ministry and Liturgy Magazine asked all of the contributors to create a wish list for the Church. The list was started by my reflections from the October issue, 2014. I also offer this version of John the Baptist. This drawing was my very fist in charcoal in the early autumn.)

A Christmas Wish List for the Church

I pray that when we place the infant Jesus in the manger in all of our parishes that we will also work hard to find adequate placements for foster and orphan children and learn to receive children running across national boarders trying to escape poverty or war.

I pray that when we decorate our sanctuaries for Christmas that we will also use our resources to find housing for mothers and children who face domestic violence especially in our suburbs.

I pray that when…

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