This morning the entire Cross Catholic staff was able to participate in a special event halfway around the world. Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, our offices in the U.S. joined our ministry partners in the Philippines for a special time of song and fellowship.
Jesus’ joyous entrance into Jerusalem on that long-ago Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week, which we celebrated a few days ago. Now are we in the middle of the days preceding Christ’s crucifixion and subsequent resurrection on Easter Sunday. It’s amazing how the events of one week have had a colossal impact on history and on our lives to this very day.
Cross Catholic staff recently enjoyed a special treat in our morning devotions: an inspirational message on the words of Romans 8:28 led by one of our board members. Here’s a synopsis of what we heard and enjoyed:
For Catholics, the Christmas season doesn’t end until January 6, known as the Feast of the Epiphany. The holiday commemorates the Wise Men who visited the baby Jesus some time after his birth.
You wouldn’t expect an atheist head-of-state to put religious leaders in public schools. But Australia’s atheist Prime Minister Julia Gillard is doing just that. Not only does she support state funding for chaplains in both public and private schools – she is promising to expand the program!
Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. ~ Psalm 107:8-9