Archbishop Smith: Be Carried by the Tide
Over the last year and a half or so, I’ve been reaching out in a number of different ways to the parishioners of this Archdiocese to find out what’s on their minds. I’ve hosted listening sessions for a variety of groups, as well as town hall gatherings on the occasion of parish visits. Weaving its way through everything I’m hearing is deep anxiety.
People have been sharing with me their concerns about things happening in the Church, our schools and our hospitals, as well as about recent trends in our society. They tell me about challenges at home. Young adults have