The speaker made us aware of challenges to society: mental illness, violence, drug addiction, and suicide. Among young people, these are increasing because of distrust, loneliness, and despair. As God’s family, we need to know God has a vision for families.
Jesus tells us today that we are all members of his family, making us responsible for each other, especially the children. We must serve as point of support and guidance to our families; there for them when times are hard, and standing alongside them in their times of struggle.
How do you show your family you are there for them?
Lord, guide us to be beacons of your light for all those who are suffering.
About Father Pinto Paul, C.S.C.
Father Pinto Paul C.S.C., ordained a priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1999, worked with tribal populations in northeast India as a missionary for ten years. In 2010 he came to the US for further studies. While working as a campus minister at Stonehill College, he assisted pastors in local parishes, led seminars and workshops for teachers and students in the US and earned a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Boston College and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Lesley University, Cambridge. He is currently working as the International Director of the Boston-based Holy Cross Family Ministries with missions in 17 countries.