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Sharing the Word Program for Wednesday, April 11, 2012 (Wednesday of Easter Week)
God works in the life of each of us. He shares His own life with us.



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Today's Reading
Ps. 105:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8-9

For what are we to praise the Lord today?

For His wondrous deeds, for all the great things He has done for His people. His ongoing care calls for His people to serve Him with constancy. He remembers His blessings to Abraham and Abraham’s descendants. He is mindful of the agreements He entered into with them, binding for a thousand generations.

But the Lord’s great deeds for His people are not just events from the past. Still now He confers on us life and energy and purpose. He works in the life of each of us. He shares His own life with us. His gifts to us call us to give thanks to Him and proclaim His goodness.

“Rejoice, O hearts that seek the Lord.”

Meet Archbishop Pilarczyk
Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk Archbishop Emeritus Daniel E. Pilarczyk, the eighth ordinary of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio, is a nationally prominent churchman, educator and author. A native of Dayton, Ohio, he was ordained a priest on December 20, 1959, after studies in Rome. He was ordained bishop in 1974, and installed as Archbishop of Cincinnati in 1982, where he served until his retirement in 2009. In addition to a doctorate in sacred theology from Pontifical Urban University, he holds an M.A. in classics from Xavier University of Cincinnati, and a Ph.D. in classics from the University of Cincinnati. He has written more than a dozen popular books and many pamphlets and articles. His best-selling book is Twelve Tough Issues – And More. His most recent books are When God Speaks and Live Letters. Archbishop Pilarczyk’s service to the American church includes terms as vice president (1986-1989) and president (1989-1992) of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.
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