" 'God shows no partiality' meant that God could act through any part of creation, appear under the guise of any gender, speak any language and permeate every culture."
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"Conversations about social, political, economic and racial issues need to be had in communities. So often, we are unaware of just how different our own community members are from us. Don't shy away from these conversations."
"I am aware that we are fighting against a machine that is investing resources in a rhetoric to create fear, to create more uncertainty. ... But again, I do believe that collective voices are speaking on a more positive outcome, elevating the contributions that TPS holders give to the United States."
"As children are among the most vulnerable members of our society, ensuring their continued access to comprehensive health care should remain our priority."
"I often struggle with feelings of worthlessness; even so, my faith tells me time and again that I am worthy because God says so. ... The knowledge of his love, unconditional and endless, allows me to feel love myself — love for myself."
"Lean with all your weight on Providence, and you will find yourself well supported."
"When the history and cultural context shifts, guess what's right behind it? The expression of religious life shifts to match it."
"People don't just come to Mass and then go home. They are walking in their faith, and there is so much care about people, their issues, their struggles. It is a place of faith and action, a unique community."
"Their deeds of love are the surest signs that they, in fact, do belong to God, and that in spite of sin and the human condition, the human-divine relationship is not irreparably broken."
"And even in the world I felt very intensely that if people only sought God in all earnestness they would find Him. And if all would only make use of the ordinary duties and trials of their state in the way God intended, they would all become saints."
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