Fr. Lasance encourages us to practice kindness like a prayer, continually, in this excerpt from his book, Kindness, The Bloom of Charity, on the Finer Femininity blog.
Reassuring news: There are still Catholics who appreciate Catholic art enough to raise the money for it and commission it themselves, according to this NLM piece on the completion of a dramatic new St. Michael sculpture. But shhhh...the parish has requested to remain anonymous.
In this uplifting Yes Magazine story, a predominantly black and low-income community, tired of not having a grocery store since its Winn Dixie closed fifteen years ago, is opening its own, co-op style. The video is especially heartwarming. Don't miss it.