Are we able to operate not so much with answers or even programs, as necessary as they may be, but with vision, with hopes and dreams?
Will we stand alone, or will we stand with others, being a part of what is good in them, being more together than ever we could be alone? Our sisters and brothers in the body of Christ touch us, change us, soften us, and call us forward with their love.
Sometimes, maybe even many times, we walk into situations with preconceived notions about what is needed.
”Do we have the courage to go out of our comfort zones and serve?”
Our vision in faith leads to compassion, a compassion that leads inevitably to real and lasting solidarity.
MINISTRY AS A CALL – why do I do what I do?
Fr. Jim Cormack reflects on seven hallmarks of Vincentian service and raises the question “Am I weak enough to serve?”
Direct service of the poor requires serious, consistent self-examination, deep prayer, and willingness to be converted. So writes James Cormack, CM, in a vintage article in the archives Spirituality Today*. Direct service of the poor requires serious, consistent...