In today’s Daily Refill:
A new episode of Morning Jolt with Sr. Ignatia Hennebery from the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. This week, Sister is talking about contraception – one of the most controversial topics for a lot of Catholics. Sr. Ignatia talks about what the Church teaches and why and what she would say to people who struggle to understand or agree with what God calls us to.
“The inexhaustible revelation of God is made manifest in your spouse. So the next time your wife is speaking, shut your mouth and listen.” Daniel Harms tells the story of a confession that changed his relationship with his wife.
The McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame published a survey this summer that takes a new look at the way people think about and understand abortion in America, and in a recent episode of Church Life Today Jessica Keating from McGrath’s Office of Life and Human Dignity talks about the results and what they teach us about how we can bring an end to abortion
Plus, Jesus is mad in today’s Gospel, so we’re asking about two other times Jesus got mad: would you rather see Jesus flipping over tables in the Temple or cursing the fig tree? (Hear Bishop Rhoades explain the fig tree in Truth in Charity here.)