To listen deeply requires paying attention not just to the words but to understand the whole person. Is that the way we listen to the cries of people who are poor?
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Vincent imitated Christ by seeking what Jesus sought… to be Good News to the poor and marginalized.
Part of the Lenten journey is getting to know Jesus. Vincentians need to get to know our Jesus. He's the Jesus of Paul and the Jesus of Luke. He's a Jesus profoundly influenced by 17th century religious thought. He is Jesus crucified, and present to us in the poor....
Gerald O’Collins SJ asks us to think about the way in which Jesus identified himself with the homeless, and took every opportunity to speak about and help them. When we consider that Jesus himself was homeless for much of his life, how does this challenge us to see the face of Jesus in all of those in need?
What will I do in 2015 to be Jesus to others and see Jesus in others, even my enemies. Keep looking for the good things.
Jesus: Who Do You Think You Are? The peaceful manger of our imagination masks so much disturbance and uncertainty. In this season the website Thinking Faith has been running a fascinating series exploring Jesus’s family tree. It concludes with a study of those...
If Jesus is the reason for the season… Then who was Jesus for St. Vincent and St. Louise
Would Jesus Pick A Bar Stool Over A Church Pew? We have all heard the statement that bartenders hear more confessions…
“Jesus wasn’t a professor, a teacher or a mystic who kept away from people as He spoke from afar. No, he was among the people. He would let people touch Him and ask Him questions. That’s how Jesus is. He is close to the people.”
Something that deserves wider circulation about children in church… “A parishioner gave me the following intro from parish they had visited. It is called “Celebrating Children at our Parish”