Articles for Evangelii Gaudium

Ever Given Up On a Dream?

Pope Francis, in “Envisioning and engendering an Open World,” presents a world where we move beyond the original fault of self-centeredness to recognizing the worth of every human person.

Holy Year of Mercy – Count the ways communicating Divine Mercy

Holy Year of Mercy – Count the ways communicating Divine Mercy

Cardinal whispered to Pope – Don’t forget the poor

Cardinal whispered to Pope – Don’t forget the poor

12 days to unwrap Evangelii Gaudium (Gospel Joy)

12 days to unwrap Evangelii Gaudium (Gospel Joy) – Kelly Wahlquist’s path through Pope Francis’ landmark presentation Evangelii Gaudium (Gospel Joy).

Go Out To All The World

Just as the members of the early Church were called to bring 'The Way' to all peoples of the day, so are we called to bring Christ into our world today.  This  pre-Pentecost theme will be the last submission of the series of reflections on The Gospel Of Joy that ran...

No To An Economy Of Exclusion

No To An Economy Of Exclusion

 No To An Economy Of Exclusion - A visual meditation on Pope Francis and Joy of the Gospel. As we stand in the middle of the Easter season between Palm Sunday and Pentecost, are we allowing ourselves to be changed by the miraculous events of the risen Jesus?  Are not...

Infinite sadness, infinite love

Infinite sadness, infinite love

Pope Frances states that: "A true missionary, who never ceases to be a disciple, knows that Jesus walks with him, speaks to him, breathes with him, works with him." In this post-resurrection period, can we, like the disciples of Emmaus have our infinite sadness cured...

With blood on our hands?

With blood on our hands?

The somber realization that the crucifixion of innocent humans happens on a daily basis is sobering.  We are approaching a week that encompasses our salvation history, including the hope of the eucharistic banquet, the healing of the crucifixion (by his wounds we are...

Baptism and Solidarity

Baptism and Solidarity

Digital artist Sr. Ellen LaCapria, D.C. offers a visual aid to enter into contemplation about ambiguity. This image arose from her reflection on #75 in  Pope Francis’ Gospel of Joy and is the fifth installment of her weekly artistic variations on her community seal. -...

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