Mindwalk: Latest posts and thoughts…

Growing Up – a Movement Becoming Aware of Itself

In this Vincentian Mindwalk I explore how Vincentians are becoming aware of themelves as a movement rather than just branches of a specific family. People from all walks of life and professions seek to serve the poor and the marginalized wherever they may be and whatever their needs.

If Cathedrals Could Speak… Would We Listen?

In this Vincentian Mindwalk, I explore the stained glass windows of the great cathedrals as catechisms about God. I will also look at lessons of “the cathedral of creation.”

In Memoriam!

In Memoriam

Growing Up – a Movement Becoming Aware of Itself

Growing Up – a Movement Becoming Aware of Itself

In this Vincentian Mindwalk I explore how Vincentians are becoming aware of themelves as a movement rather than just branches of a specific family. People from all walks of life and professions seek to serve the poor and the marginalized wherever they may be and whatever their needs.

Do You Remember Many Sermons?

Do You Remember Many Sermons?

In the Vincentian Mindwalk I offer quotes from a sermon I definitely remember. I hope it whets your appetite enough to view it on YouTube. On the BBC channel alone, it has been viewed over 1.5 million times!

Do You Prefer Courtrooms or Banquet Halls?

Do You Prefer Courtrooms or Banquet Halls?

In this Vincentian Mindwalk I explore whether there is an unconscious tendency to think of heaven as something awarded to us if we have enough evidence to convince the judge. Or, do we have a deep-down feeling heaven will be the best family gathering?

Jesus Talks About Tough Choices

Jesus Talks About Tough Choices

Luke, a generation after Jesus, uses Jesus’ stories to help Gentile Christians who faced painful choices. Luke, a Greek speaking outsider himself, wrote primarily to those who, like him, were outsiders to the “in” group. He used Jesus’ own stories to speak to the everyday problems these second-generation followers – rejection from the Pharisees and rejection by their own families.

Pope Francis Just Won’t Stop!

Pope Francis Just Won’t Stop!

“Pope Francis just won’t stop!” In this Vincentian Mindwalk I share with you what one commentator refers to as 96 hours that reveal changes in the Christian world we grew up in. I refer to 96 hours of August 27-29-30, 2022.

Jesus – An Obnoxious Guest

Jesus – An Obnoxious Guest

The story of what Jesus did as a dinner guest of a leading Pharisee challenges me to think about it in today’s terms.
In Luke’s retelling the story he speaks to both fellow Gentiles as well as the Jewish people… and also us today.