“Their past failure to express love for their child,” says woodworker Tom Furtado, “should not … prevent them from experiencing love for their babies now. Forgiveness is possible.”
We have become conditioned to not only reject the opinions of others, but to reject those who hold those opinions.
On the traditional feast of the Epiphany — a solemnity of peace and love — men and women rejected God-given reason and revelation and disgraced a nation.
What advice can the Curé of Ars offer to the reluctant penitent today?
May his soul, and souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.