His Hand is Stretched Out Still
His Hand is Stretched Out Still is a painting that depicts Jesus Christ reaching forward with His saving hand - Yongsung Kim | Havenlight | Christian Artwork
The Pope Who Brought Me Home - Held By His Pierced Hands
"What's a confirmation sponsor?" he asked his mom. "It's someone who helps you stay Catholic," she answered. Without hesitation, he carefully wrote, "Pope JPII." Me, too, buddy. Me, too.
Saint Christopher is venerated by several Christian denominations as a martyr killed in the reign of the 3rd-century Roman Emperor Decius (reigned 249–251) or alternatively under the Roman Emperor Maximinus II Dacian (reigned 308–313). His most famous legend tells that he carried a child, who was unknown to him, across a river before the child revealed himself as Christ. Therefore, he is the patron saint of travelers, and small images of him are often worn around the neck, on a bracelet…