USCCB News, Back Channel, Struggling with Negative Thoughts, Joy in Service 11.12.19

  • US Bishops discuss issues related to using the word “preeminent” and decide to keep it; motion to name St. Irenaeus as a doctor of the Church. Ancient hymns composed by Church doctors now more accessible.
  • Wonder what the most difficult part of radio was for Father Matthew? Just because we don’t always see the response from the Lord, doesn’t mean our communication is ineffective.
  • Where do negative thoughts come from? Can thoughts be sinful?
  • When the mission is new, the zeal to serve is high! Why does joy wane as the mission continues?