Living Ordinary Mercy

When you imagine yourself Living Mercy, what comes to mind first? Do you think of the saints who gave up everything for a life of poverty or service to the sick? Does that seem impossible or very far from reach?

Today, I talk to Dcn. Omar Gutierrez about Catholic Social Teaching and the lay person’s role to live ordinary mercy. He tells us, “All teachings of the Church [on this subject] start and end in the same spot: Jesus. Know him so that you can love him and so that you can be with him now and forever.”

The daily care for those in need starts with caring for those whom the Lord puts in our pathway.

But what does this look like practically, and how do we get started?

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Jim Jansen – Director of Pastoral Services, Archdiocese of Omaha

Deacon Omar Gutierrez – President and co-Founder of the Evangelium Institute

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