“Move us to create healthier societies and a more dignified world, a world without hunger, poverty, violence and war. May our hearts be open to all the peoples and nations of the earth.”
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Real love is dangerous. Real prayer is transformative for the pray-er. Only then can the pray-er bring transformation. Prayer is movement. Let this Lent be a time when prayer transforms you. Set your prayer in motion!
A Vincentian priest has made it his life’s work to “go out to the margins” of society and try to restore dignity to the “living scraps” of a “throwaway culture”. Pedro Opeka CM, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize… again.
As I look around a very divided world, I see that there is at least one thing we can all agree on. We can all agree on our hunger for hope. At the same time, I am acutely aware that hope means different things to different people.
An environment of survival withers the hearts of our elderly, taking away their ability to dream. In this way, it cripples the prophecy that our young are called to proclaim and work to achieve.
We spend most of our lives overcoming the latest version of the boundaries of our experience. Jesus’ message called us to expand our horizons beyond the limited vision of what we know. He asked us to imagine one another as God sees us.
Luke 4 is regarded by many as Jesus’ inaugural address… a mere 60 words. These 60 words have had more impact on our history than all of our Presidential addresses combined.
The third Sunday after Christmas, now known as Word of God Sunday, is all about reminding us that God has spoken powerfully to us in every generation. And that each of us is in our own way to be God’s Poet Laureates.
Many are concerned about the divisions in our country and the world. So I should not be surprised at how many are turning to the Bible for guidance especially during this week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
We all get surprised by life and its ups and down. We are were often forced to rethink our dreams. Sometimes we discover or rediscover our mission through these ups and downs.
Christians can become so irrationally blinded by culture wars, debates, and their own opinions about hot-button issues that they often sacrifice the Gospel of Jesus instead of humbly seeking to follow the life and example of Christ.
We all know the words “I have a dream”. It was… and remains… a bold dream! The “I have a dream” prequels How many of us know the prequels to these words? I am not looking for notes he made preparing for this speech. It was not a one-time speech. It was another...
Oh, for the power to change the ordinary into something extraordinary! Let me back up a bit. We are moving into what the church liturgical calendar calls "ordinary time". However, that doesn't mean ordinary as we understand ordinary. It actually means these Sundays...