Faith is self-validating. In other words, as you live, it becomes a reality in your life.
“When I was first ordained, I met a pediatric oncologist, a doctor who works with children with cancer,” says Father Jerry in today’s homily. “Fred told me that when he began his medical career, he didn’t believe in God, but his young patients’ unshakeable faith — even in the face of death — eventually brought him to God. Fred shared that he found God by serving God’s children. As he put it, ‘Why do innocent people like children suffer in this world?'”
There is no satisfactory answer for Fred’s question, but in the new video above, Father Jerry offers three simple ways to handle the question.