Jesus asks us to lift one another’s burdens during this Jubilee Year.
The spirit of the Lord is upon us, for He has anointed us to bring glad tidings to the poor, to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind; to set at liberty those who are oppressed and announce a year of favor from the Lord. (Luke 4:18-19)
We are living in a “me” society, where the rich get richer and poor get poorer. As disciples of Jesus, we are called to change that. How?
S tand for the poor.
E ncourage one another as Christ has encouraged you.
R each out to the home bound and ill.
V oice your concerns when you see injustice.
E nrich your life with Jesus Christ, through daily prayer, Scripture reading, Mass, and the Sacraments.
G ive to those in need.
O pen your hearts to those around you.
D ie to self.