The Corner Office
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/22/20
Over the last several weeks, I have tried my best to offer you a variety of articles and websites to help you prepare for Election Day by encouraging you to Vote Your Conscience as a Roman Catholic. Today I offer you two more resources to help you ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/16/20
Dear Friends,The Climate Crisis is real, I realize some do not believe it is, but it is real and it directly relates to Care of God’s Creation, one of the seven Social Teachings of our Church. With this in mind, I offer ten things you can do in the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/08/20
Next weekend we honor children and locally The Children’s Agenda (TCA) and diverse faith communities join together to make real change for children.
The multi-faith TCA Interfaith Collaborative engages with faith communities through prayer, education programs, and opportunities to take action on urgent problems facing our community’s ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/01/20
A few weeks ago in this column, I mentioned that Pope Francis is addressing the Social Teachings of our Church at his weekly audiences at the Vatican. My friend Larry receives my weekly column and lives in Ann Arbor expressed his appreciation for the column. He responded ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/24/20
Dear Friends, Catholics need to Care! Catholics need to Participate! Catholics need to Register! Catholics need to Form their Conscience! Catholics need to Vote!
Yes, Catholic need to be part of the political process of our Country and be at the voting booth (physically or via mail) on Election Day.
In their statement on Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U.S. Catholic bishops remind Catholics about the call to participate in political life. "In the Catholic tradition," they write, "responsible citizenship is a virtue, and participation in political life is a moral obligation". Visit www.Faithfulcitizenship.org today to read the statement, watch videos, and access other great resources to help us build a better society and ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/17/20
There are many different understandings of what it mean to be pro-life, some of understandings are narrow in focus and some have a wider perspective of pro-life. By advocating "Every Person’s Dignity", Catholic Social Teaching asserts the great sacredness of every human being. We must respect life ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/10/20
The Season of Creation began on September 1! I invite you to join the Ignatian family, along with thousands of Christians around the world, to celebrate, pray, and take action during this ecumenical celebration that lasts though St. Francis Day on October 4.
In this time of ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/03/20
Dear Friends,I share the following thoughts with you because I am deeply concerned about how stressed some of you are under during these days of the pandemic. Not that I have any particular solutions, but I want you to know I am aware of the stress and that my ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/27/20
Dear Friends, Every year the Catholic Family Center holds an annual Gala fundraiser, usually around St. Patrick’s Day. Each year there are one or two honorees designated to be recipients of the special award acknowledging their service to the community and the goals of the Catholic Family Center. Several years ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/20/20
Dear Friends, Knowing how conscious Pope Francis is of world events folks have asked what Pope Francis is saying as it relates to the pandemic. It was announced this week that he is beginning a new series on the pandemic as it relates to the social doctrine of the Church.
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