Forty years ago, four women gave their lives as part of their preferential option for the poor. Read their own words. It should take just about 40 seconds.
Mindwalk: Latest posts and thoughts…
Over more than 80 years my concept of family has continually expanded and challenges me. I am finally beginning to realize we are all family, God’s family, each and every one of us. And we are called to celebrate who we are.
In his words and actions Pope Francis calls us back to the basics of Jesus’ vision. He has constantly lifted up the lowly and forgotten, given voice to all peoples in all corners of the world.
A baby changes everything. Never was that truer than in the birth of the one we call Jesus of Nazareth. The birth of Jesus literally changed everything … for everyone!
Les Miserables strikes a chord in Vincentians when they hear… To love another person is to see the face of God. Victor Hugo admired Vincent de Paul. He based the character of the Bishop on Vincent de Paul.
We need to recover another forgotten truth about Mary the Mother of Jesus… her relationship to young people.
Living in three different worlds at once involves connecting three different mind-sets.
We often rush across the streets of our lives without looking. It’s time to remember what we were told as children when we learned to cross the street.
The tradition of ‘thanksgiving” is not new. It has deep roots in the Old Testament and especially the New Testament. The Last Supper was a celebration of thanks but it was also a call to giving.
St. Vincent instinctively realzed the role of lay persons in bringing about systemic change.
Identifying “followers of Christ the King” requires looking at who understand Christ’s Kingship and LIVES accordingly.
I suggest that all of the dreams made in our image and likeness pale in comparison to God’s dream for us to become the love that God is.
The “McCarrick Report” is gut-wrenching. How make sense of it? What can we learn?