Transfiguration – Disfiguration. We have a choice. Which light will we walk in?
Articles in Systemic change
There are things we see but don’t pay attention to.
When will we really buy into the systemic change of thinking Jesus came to show us?
Over the next several weeks the liturgy, drawing from the Acts of the Apostles, presents selected stories of ordinary people who coped with severe polarization some 2,000 years ago.
For a variety of reasons, we sometimes can not see what is right before our eyes.
“All God’s people carry within themselves the same potencies that energized the early Christian movement…”
I need to remember that while I can’t do everything, I must do something.
“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.”
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.
At first glance, it may seem like quite a stretch to connect Ash Wednesday, Valentine’s Day and Systemic Change. But hear me out. Actually, it is not that hard.