The Cornerstone Catholic Scripture Study branch at Annunziata Parish recently reflected on anger through a story out of Genesis in which Joseph, a son of Jacob, managed his anger after spending 13 years as a slave and prisoner after being sold by his brothers.
The U.S. bishops recently have debuted a special Call to Prayer -- a simple movement to pray, make penance and give sacrifice for the sake of renewing a culture that is favorable to life and marriage and for the protection of religious liberty in the United States.
Natalie Villmer of the Rural Parish Workers of Christ the King understands well the virtue of serving others, which her mother instilled in her as a child.
"I'm from the St. Joachim in Old Mines area, and she used to say there's a lot of people around here that need assistance," Villmer said. "We would get appeals from other parts of the country, from people who needed help, and she would say, 'I wish there was someone here who could help those in need here.' So I think my vocation stemmed from that."