A Prodigious Love: Changes Upon Changes

Year after year, sometimes even day by day, things change.

Where we live. The people we know. The jobs we do.

When big changes make us feel uprooted, belonging to a community can help us feel grounded.

Some communities are marked by a desire to maintain exclusion and difference.

By contrast, an open and welcoming parish is a community where core beliefs are not exclusionary.

A caring parish is also a place that responds to the individual needs of each parishioner, demonstrating the belief that Christ's sacrifice on the cross was meant for all God's children for all time.

In a world of continuous change, there is comfort in knowing that a parish can be a place where Christ's presence is constant, where people can feel grounded, and mutual caring will never change.