As we read the Acts of the Apostles in this Easter season we see how it took time for the good news of the resurrection to sink in. Each Easter season I am amazed at what I learn about myself and ministry in their struggles.
The task of listeners is not to impose their ideas on the young. It is to help the young see the presence of the Spirit in their hearts and lives.
My hope is that all the participants of the Youth Synod will experience their own version of the Emmaus journey – looking at things they thought they knew… but seeing them in a new light. Now that would be the beginning of a profound systemic change!
The Emmaus Imagination – A restructured imagination
Emmaus – a lesson for Vincentian ministries