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Sharing the Word Program for Thursday, May 24, 2012 (Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
God will never abandon us. He will show us the path to life and gladden our souls with confidence in Him.



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Today's Reading
Ps. 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11

Here in Psalm 16 we express confidence in the energy and protection of the Lord, in the life and love of the risen Christ. We place our hope and our trust in Him. We take refuge in Him in our weakness. We take courage in His care for us.

We find confidence in the Lord. We know that He is always with us, night and day. With God at our right hand, we shall never be threatened, never disturbed. The Lord provides us with everything we need for our safety.

God will never abandon us. He will show us the path to life and gladden our soul with confidence in Him.

How do I perceive that God keeps me safe, that God is my hope?

Meet Archbishop Pilarczyk
Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk Archbishop 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 in 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. The archbishop’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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