It is obvious that we are not living in the same church as we were some 50 years ago. How obvious depends on whether you are 60, 40, or 20,
When St. Paul asks us to “put on the mind of Christ” he has much more in mind than mouthing Jesus’ words.
Contemplation was something I had difficulty relating to. That is until the time I first came across the Jesuit Walter Burghardt’s description.
Here are some simple thought-starters we can use to build bridges in our daily encounters.
My mother did not realize she was teaching me about systemic change. But she did. She taught me how to appreciate the Incarnation is the greatest systemic change in our history.
Vincent 1.0 was a bright ambitious cleric seeking to escape poverty and work his way up the ecclesiastical ladder. How did he become Vincent 2.0, a man on fire with God’s love in Jesus?
I was personally stopped cold by this post in America Magazine A 12-step Advent examen on what it means ‘to be parish’. It hit me as expressing something between the cracks of first aid and systemic change.
Father Aidan Rooney, CM has been asked by the Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission to further develop and implement the approved strategic plan and to succeed me as the coordinator of the FamVin Project.