Laudato Si’ provides a roadmap for navigating the very uncertain times in which we find ourselves today. We are facing an ecological crisis which is both a profound moral and cultural crisis.
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At the beginning of Lent, we have an opportunity to think about where we are heading on the journey of our life. In his Lenten letter, Pope Francis reminds us that Lent is a journey to Easter.
Since the publication of Laudato Si in May 2015, several faith-based groups have initiated projects intended to support work in ecological conservation, environmental activism, and advocacy for climate justice.
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A quick foray into various styles of conflict resolution suggests that there are two major concerns underlying how people approach conflict- concern for self (assertiveness) and concern for others (empathy).
Since last October Jesus’ “story” has found a home in my heart to a degree I never expected. And it is all Pope Francis’ fault! I can no longer tame the shock of the story. What a challenge to change my way of thinking.
An environment of survival withers the hearts of our elderly, taking away their ability to dream. In this way, it cripples the prophecy that our young are called to proclaim and work to achieve.
“May we be reminded of the words of St. Gregory the Great, who, when faced with the death of a mendicant from cold, said that Masses would not be celebrated that day because it was like Good Friday.”
There is no doubt in my mind that the earth is a globe revolving in space! So how could I be a “flat-earther”?
In Part 2, I ask us to reflect on how practicing contemplative awareness, attitude and intention and comprehensive compassion are important aspects of Vincentian-Setonian collaboration.
Pilate’s somewhat cynical question is among the most famous questions of history. In a somewhat prophetic message for World Communications Day 2020 Pope Francis offered what amounts to a “mindwalk” on truth.
“Are you the only one in the world who has not heard what is going on in (Washington?)” (Luke 24:18) People from around the world are trying to make sense of recent events. I offer some resources for reflection.