“Prepare the child for the road, not the road for the child.” The wisdom of that statement grows on me as I continue to think about it.
The sign of the cross enables us to confess our belief in our Triune God in a regular though sometimes forgetful manner.
The Paraclete draws us closer together around important values and with mutual respect. The Paraclete then sends us forth to deal with the people of our world in a supportive and Christian manner.
Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Christus Vivit (“Christ is Alive”), was released on March 25th of this year.