This morning the loon came in closer to the shore than he usually comes. Click on the picture to get a better look at this magnificent creature.
Those Catholics who don't like Pope Francis' recent document on the family are much more outspoken than those who disagreed with statements by the two previous popes. Catholics were afraid to disagree with them too openly. Not being afraid to disagree with Francis says a lot about the kind of pastoral leadership he is offering the Church.
In John 10:27 Jesus says, "My sheep hear my voice. I know them and they follow me."