“Are you the only one in the world who has not heard what is going on in (Washington?)” (Luke 24:18) People from around the world are trying to make sense of recent events. I offer some resources for reflection.
Articles in Systemic change
True optimism is the ability to see the emptiness of half the glass while choosing to focus on the fullness of the other half of the glass.
Let us not settle only for what is necessary. The Lord does not want us to narrow our horizons or to remain parked on the roadside of life. He wants us to race boldly and joyfully towards lofty goals.
Jesus came to change our minds, not God’s! The Word became flesh to show us what God’s message and way of thinking looks like when lived humanly. Jesus is the living model of world-changing systemic change.
Israel’s prophets talked, but their audiences didn’t listen. Little has changed in 3,000 years. Like the prophets of the Bible, anyone who tries this nowadays is likely to be ignored or derided at best, if not silenced in a variety of ways.
An image each Vincentian should consider! It is a simple image of people imperiled by a river flooding out of control. Read on to learn how a Franciscan uses that image to explore various approaches to saving people.
A baby changes everything. Never was that truer than in the birth of the one we call Jesus of Nazareth. The birth of Jesus literally changed everything for everyone.
St. Vincent instinctively realized the role of laypersons in bringing about systemic change.
A recent voter reflects on one of the most dangerous passages of the New Testament. – the parable of the Good Samaritan.
Vincent and Louise de Marillac were deeply committed to the education and moral formation of young people living on the streets or in dire conditions.
A video insight into the concept of systemic change as breaking the cycles of poverty.
Together, let us join in prayer each day for peaceful and just elections using this prayer and reflection.