A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Who is "we"?

When the bishops in an election year message ask rhetorically how can "we" do this or that, we must remember that we are the "we" they are talking about - all of us: individuals, neighborhoods, groups, organizations, the Church, businesses, and governments.

We must avoid the extremes of assuming that the government has the major role in solving every ill or assuming that the government has no role in addressing any social ill.