Hand It On!

Psalm 78:6
That the next generation might know them,
the children yet unborn,
and arise and tell them to their children.

The Faith is not a subject, it’s a relationship.  The Faith is not taught, it’s caught.  The Faith is not just written down, it’s handed down.  Believers are not just disciples, they are sons and daughters.  Today, give thanks for those who handed the Faith to you.  Then, think of those in your life to whom you can hand the Faith and think of a way to pass along what you’ve been given.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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  • waynergf

    Seems like in this verse contains yet again God’s prohibition against abortion:

    “That the next generation might know them, the children yet unborn…”

    For, to whom will we pass on our Faith if we kill the next generation in the womb?