We are called to find Christ in them, to lend our voice to their causes, but also to be their friends, to listen to them, to speak for them and to embrace the mysterious wisdom which God wishes to share with us through them. — from Pope Francis and our Call to Joy It’s a balmy… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Grace & Circumstance
Perspective they say is everything, and when we choose to look at situations with new eyes, better yet God's eyes, we are given a real invitation to grow in faith.. Currently, in our society where individualism and our own happiness has been regarded as utmost priority there is great emphasis placed on that which makes… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Joy Stealer or Faith Grower?
Last week we turned to Daniel Groody's Crossing the Divide: Foundations of a Theology of Migration and Refugees as a means of providing a fuller discussion on the current discussion of immigration in the United States. Beyond solely the financial and security considerations, we have been given as Catholics a tradition that protects and promotes the… Continue reading Crossing the Divide: Part II
What is it to say that God talks? How do we know that God is really speaking and guiding us as we seek to follow? I would venture to say that nearly every believer has at some point in their walk of faith has questioned and sought certainty of God’s constant dialogue with them. Silence… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: When God Talks
With the most recent attention on immigration within our nation's political sphere, there was ample discussion on the cost, danger, and long term effects of our current policy on immigration. While each of these are worthy considerations from a financial and security standpoint, there still remains a profound understanding that under guards our Catholic teaching and our… Continue reading Reappraisal- Crossing the Divide: Foundations of a Theology of Migration and Refugees
In our society today, these concepts of leadership and humility might seem to contradict one another, and yet they are essential to what it means to follow Christ. “…and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave; just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Leading with Humility
This week I once again had the blessing of sitting round a table with religious leaders from within our community from all different walks of faith and backgrounds. The purpose of our meeting not for the proselytizing or the conversion of one another, but the sharing of grace, and desire to serve and work towards… Continue reading Gratitude’s Expression
As a witness to the ever growing unrest, poverty and violence in San Salvador, Oscar Romero heard and responded to his calling with holiness and unbelievable fortitude. This biography by Roberto Morozzo della Rocca is extremely well researched and informative on the recently beatified and hopefully soon-to-be saint. So much so, that its author was… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Oscar Romero-Prophet of Hope