My children’s bookshelves are lined with thick books about inspiring people.
This year, Saint Julian’s feast day coincides with Mother’s Day.
What strikes me most about Catherine of Sienna’s story is her fortitude.
What is our relationship to this fragile Earth, our island home?
What does it means to be a follower of Jesus when authoritarian leaders co-opt the gospel of peace for their own agenda of war and oppression?
I meet Photine in her slumped shoulders.
“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.”
To remember Cornelius is to celebrate courage persevering through prejudice and how God’s love can overcome our blindness.
Take a moment, and think of one of your heroes.