We’re living in a broken culture – one that seems to value division over unity and being right over being charitable. Conversations seem to begin with defensiveness – which as Byron Katie says is the first act of war.
Did you know around 40% of Catholics in the United States are Latinx. Under the age of 18, the percentage climbs to 60%. That’s a large cohort of Catholics that cannot be ignored – and the solution is more than a Spanish translation.
I was really blessed to grow up around both sets of grandparents. They each lived within a 5 minute drive – one was on the way to the other actually. I spent a lot of time with them – but as middle school kids want to do – I complained about it a lot. “We’re going to grandma’s again?” – complete with an eye roll.