Daily Reflection

Daily Reflection:
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
BROKEN…I feel broken…I feel broken because our Nation is broken…We need healing…from the pandemic…and from systemic racism which has once again raised its ugly head…
We need to continue to seek healing for both…we seem to be slowly finding our way with the pandemic…but once again we need, after so many fits and starts, to face systemic racism which is making us, as a society, terminally ill from within…
My Daily Reflections will focus on this issue for the next couple of days.
Today, I encourage you to read Bishop McElroy’s statement: “Finding Grace Within Our Republic of Suffering.”
Focusing on this quote from his statement: “Genuine healing for our nation can only be found in a radical effort to accompany the African-American Community in their weariness and rage and hope and despair that have been formed and deformed upon the anvil of racism,” I will, in the next couple of days, provide “Black Voices” to speak, and I ask us to silence our “Voices of White Privilege” to listen and reflect upon what they have to say.
We pray for physical, emotional, spiritual, and moral healing for us as individuals and for our nation.
--Fr. Mike

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