A Penitent Blogger

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

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008


Today’s Gospel (Luke 1:57-66, 80 – omitting the Benedictus) gives us different examples of family life, good and not so good.

On the one hand, there is family-based pressure that attempts to discourage following the will of God.

On the other hand, the family is the environment in which Saint John the Baptist grows and becomes “strong in spirit.”

Wife, husband, parent, child, sister, brother, close relative, or family friend, what kind of family life do you and I foster?