Go back, be reconciled

2015RMOfferingLogoToday I will attend the funeral of my maternal uncle. He is the last of his generation and the elders of our tribe. That side of the family is Catholic. I will attend as a defector of the faith of the family. I am not attending as a lapsed Catholic, but as a baptized Baptist, an ordained minister and member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). This reunion of family and friends will take place during the visit of Pope Francis to the United States. My family is likely heartened and proud of this Pope and their relationship to his faith and the Catholic Church in this their time of deep grief. Continue reading Go back, be reconciled