The Word Among Us

Lent 2006 Issue

A Better Listener

I wonder what God is going to tell me today.

By: Cathleen Rogers

I have been a "good" Catholic all my life—a parochial school student, lector, choir member, and religious education teacher. Yet I felt something was missing. Why did I become so anxious whenever a problem came up? Why did I worry about things that were outside my control? I began to ask God to strengthen my faith, come closer to me, and give me peace.

Then one Sunday, during his homily, our pastor challenged us to know the Bible like our Protestant brothers and sisters. I decided to subscribe...

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