Holiness, God’s answer to hate
For much of this past year, America has been confronting the sad reality that racist thinking and practices remain all too common in our society. Millions of our brothers and sisters still experience indignity and are denied opportunity only because of their race.
We have come a long way in American society to overcome the scourge of racism. But the events of 2020 are a sad reminder that we have not come nearly far enough.
Black History Month gives us the opportunity to reflect on where we have come from and where we need to grow. For me, it is a time to think and pray about our Black Catholic saints.