international Family Day, Family Faith Focus 15 May. “Families walk the talk”

MAY 15, INTERNATIONAL FAMILY DAY.    There was going to be a big celebration for this important day in their town and all the different communities were to be part of it because clearly family life and its challenges are the challenges for everyone.  A committee had been formed and the arrangements were well in hand when they struck a snag.  Who, from which religious group would lead the opening prayer?   Christians were in the majority but the minority groupings believed they had rights too.  The problem was solved when the wise old missionary came not with who would preach but what the message was to be.  He said to the committee, “It is very sad that religion can divide families rather than bring them together.  There is an Old Testament Biblical saying that could be the foundation principle for all family living and of life in all kinds of communities.  “Act justly, love tenderly and walk humbly with your God.” Micah.   We could all pray it together, maybe…. and make it a project to live it out!”  Paul stood up and said, “Men of Israel, and you who fear God listen. Acts 13:16

Pope Francis: Families have the righty to be able to count on an adequate family policy on the part of public authorities in the juridical, economic, social and fiscal domains.    AL 44

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