If the Church is a Field Hospital, Lent is Our Medicine

Early in his pontificate, Pope Francis likened the Catholic Church to a field hospital.Rather than a stuffy religious organization, the Holy Father urged us to view the Church as a kind of guerrilla movement---tending to the sick and wounded on the battlefield.Frankly, this sounds an awful lot like the¬†Kingdom of God that Jesus proclaimed.I have a feeling Pope Francis is on to something.A wise, non-Catholic friend of mine, once remarked that if the Church truly¬†is like a hospital … [Read more...]