As we recognize this fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’s encyclical letter, Laudato Si’ (On Care for Our Common Good), the Vinfam social justice collaborators have been discussing this topic over the past two monthly calls.
Articles in Formation
Paul Behler was a founding member of the advocacy group Housing Our Neighbors; helped start Baltimore’s first street newspaper, Word on the Street, and was part of a Faces Of Homelessness Speakers Bureau.
We must faith in better days and trust that we are guided by the Holy Spirit who will show us the way to establish charity, transformed into the love of God.
Seeing a homeless person with a cell phone raises eyebrows for some people. A formerly homeless person tells how it was a lifeline.
Our elders are important: not only because we are what we are thanks to their work in the past, but because they are the most precious thing we have in our families and our society.
When searching for a story’s heart, sometimes a seemingly insignificant detail turns out to be key.
We haven’t been awake to how digital technology is changing the landscape of our lives.
To receive something from another individual is a blessing and we experience joy. Jesus has told us that the joy of giving is even better than the joy of receiving.
Jesus is meek and lowly. And he asks us to learn from him, so that we may find rest. The Gospel reading last Sunday spoke about how much it would cost to follow Jesus (Mt 10, 37-42). And the Teacher demanded complete loyalty. Even if it meant painful break with the...
Did this artist capture Vincent’s sprit? What do our tables usually look like?
What makes us believe that any changes that might occur during 2020 will create a new society, a society of justice and equality?
PAR-Recycle Works is a nonprofit electronics recycler in Philadelphia, USA. They have important stories to tell. Here’s one of them.