Groups of dreamers and supporters, including clergy, held a media conference sponsored by The Metropolitan Organization at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Aldine. They gathered thousands of postcards mailed to Congressional members to seek support of continuing the DACA program.
Father Abelardo Cobos, pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, prayed and even dreamed about how God would help his storm-damaged church. It needs an entire new roof and repairs to its water-soaked interior after being blasted by Hurricane Harvey last August.
Recent news has featured several stories of victims of sexual harassment and abuse. Hundreds of men and women of every background and socioeconomic status from the migrant worker to the wealthy celebrity have been grievously hurt by those who sought out their own pleasure rather than willing the good of another in love. It is timely then to reflect on our own call to live out the virtue of chastity.
Every moment has been movement initiated by God towards my current destination. The illusion that I was in control of my life had me believing that I was choosing for myself what I needed most and wanted to accomplish next.
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