The following is Archbishop Naumann’s address at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.
I wish you could have been with me this past weekend.
The vision of the church accepts the reality of our human biology as designed by our Creator.
Every child, male or female, benefits from a father’s love.
What saddens me is how many truly lonely people there are in the world.
How do we recognize Our Lord’s voice in our lives?
Be silent and wait to discover where his answer leads.
In the Passion narrative, Mary and the women disciples are the heroes.
It was a symbol reminding the individual that to follow Jesus is not for wimps.
John Newton was right. God’s grace is truly amazing!