As I preached about last weekend, the attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 perhaps give us a chance to be grateful for the fact that God gathers such a diverse group of us together from all over the world each Sunday at St. Raphael, in peace. It’s a witness the world needs.
I think it’s important also to remember and pray for the people who died, and their loved ones who still suffer from so much violence in other parts of the world, even when it fades from the news headlines. It’s shocking to look up the number of large attacks around the world even in just the past year. In addition to France, terrorist attacks that