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the love of Christ compel each of us to renew our active participation in this
journey-this week and beyond.
May we make our
holiday in remembrance of Dr. King more than just a “day off” from work or
school and see it as an opportunity to serve the most vulnerable, to
reach out to those rejected, to defend the rights of those who are
oppressed and abused, and to promote peace in our communities.
Burial in sacred ground prevents the deceased
from being forgotten and encourages family members and the wider Christian
community to remember the deceased and to pray for them.
Servant of God Augustine Father Bill Atkinson never bought green bananas because he said he never knew if he would be around to see them ripen. He died at age 60 in 2006 from complications of an infection. He lived as a quadriplegic, confined to a wheelchair since age 19 following a toboggan accident. He was the first quadriplegic to be ordained a priest with a special dispensation from Pope Paul VI. He was ordained in 1974 by Philadelphia Cardinal John Krol, almost nine years after the accident that had left him paralyzed.
Every part of a well-designed church is deliberately planned to bring glory to God — the shape, the artwork, the liturgical furnishings and everything in between. This series aims to explain the art and architecture of diocesan churches, so the faithful can better appreciate the beauty around them.