The Joy of Being Catholic

“The Church is not a refuge for sad people. The Church is a house of joy.”   -Pope Francis

In Kathy Coffey’s latest article, The Joy of Being Catholic,  she offers reasons for our Catholic joy:

When Catholics are baptized, the Christian community welcomes them “with great joy.” Not with an agenda, criticism, challenge, or a 14-page questionnaire. Instead, new members are welcomed with the “great joy” (Lk 15:5) of the shepherd who hoists the lost sheep onto his shoulders, focused more on love than sin.

You can read the rest of the article here. 


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