I would like to examine the relationship between trauma, poverty and (systemic) racism over my next three articles. Part One discusses trauma.
Articles in Formation
Jesus Christ is our peace and rest. He is with us to gather those whom the bad shepherds have scattered, misled and driven apart. The apostles gather together with Jesus. They tell him how they have fulfilled the task he gave them. The Teacher, for his part, sees...
JESUS SAYS, “GOD CHERISHES EACH OF YOU, PARTICULARLY THE POOREST AMONG YOU.”
Sister Migdalia, a Daughter of Charity who has been working in El Paso, is a member of the “confraternity of Vincentians on the Border.” Here she shares with us the first of two reflections.
The following video discusses key attributes of Vincentian spirituality, particularly for conference members of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. https://youtu.be/YuxS1ds4oPg?t=142 Deacon Jeff Montgomery serves as the Spiritual Advisor for the St. Vincent de Paul...
Presentation based on an article by Anthony E. Clark, Ph.D. for the Vincentian Heritage Journal. [button...
A National Association of Vincentian Lawyers already exists in Peru. And others are springing up in other Latin American countries. Many hope to form an International Association of Vincentian Lawyers.
Pope Francis has said that, “Human trafficking is the most extensive form of slavery in this twenty-first century!”
All of us have probably seen a representation of that statue that sits on the desk of Pope Francis—the sleeping Joseph.
The next time you watch a flock of geese, pause for a moment — think about what they can teach us about ministry in general and, especially, “long-haul” ministries of systemic change.