What I will never know There are some things that I will never know. As a man, I will never know many of the things that women know and experience. Of course, the reverse is also true.As a single male celibate person, I will never know fatherhood, or motherhood, in...
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“we can overcome global challenges only by showing solidarity with one another and embracing the most vulnerable in our midst.” Pope Francis
“Exploration into God” – “the growing awareness of belonging to ultimate reality.”
God does not come to us in the way we want God to come. God comes to us in the ordinariness of our daily lives… if we open our eyes to see and hear, especially the cries of the poor… we will see God.
Good news is an encounter that is transforming. Jesus disciples experienced a transforming awareness of being loved… and ran to tell others about it!
Do we have a “cafeteria mentality” when choosing what it means to be a Catholic?
Pope Francis wrote… “(Youth) have asked us in a thousand ways to walk alongside them — not behind them or ahead of them, but at their side.”
The world has been stopped in its tracks. Some are asking whether we should look for a “new normal”, even a “better normal”. Antonio Spadaro, SJ clearly situates Pope Francis among the latter group.
This Labor Day will we commit to “doing something new” by participating in God’s work of healing?
Blending systemic change and a “culture of encounter”
The kingdom is waking up to being sons and daughters of God, brothers and sisters to one another. In a polarized world what could be a more radical change in consciousness?
From Henry David Thoreau in his classic, Walden to Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mocking Bird” we hear the reminder to enter another’s world. But how?
“It’s Time for a Theology of Encounter”. It is a key concept in Pope Francis’ vision of the church.