Artists through the centuries have challenged superficial visions of poverty and inspired systemic change and dedication to direct services improving the condition of the poor.
The Vincentian Family takes advantage of its NGO status at the UN to speak its truth about its experience with people suffering from unsheltered homelessness and lack of access to adequate housing.
This year my image of Advent is an image of expectant parents excitedly seeking, and rejoicing in, the evidence of life stirring in a womb of God’s people.
Having a baby is a life-changer. It bears repeating. A baby changes everything. One baby changed everything – for everyone – literally!
Mary’s thanksgiving hymn is actually a hymn celebrating God’s “systemic change” of seeing things as God sees things … and an invitation to live it in our lives.
The Voice of the Poor, the wounded on the road to Jericho today. Some questions for digital passersby and good Samaritans.