Listening to “A Daring Prudence,” Fr. Robert Maloney’s overview of the development of the Vincentian Family, evoked metaphors from photography.
Formation: systemic change reflections
“Search out more than ever, with boldness, humility, and skill, the causes of poverty and encourage short and long term solutions. adaptable and effective concrete solutions.” St. John Paul II
Reading our “declaration of independence” can serve as an examination of conscience on the struggles in living out this declaration over the two and a half centuries since then.
Why Changing The World’s Perception Is Critical To How We Tackle Poverty
What Herod and the Wisemen can teach us about revisioning our ministry with people trapped in poverty.
Bold advocacy calls for courage. We might lose friends, not everyone will agree with us. And for an organization it can be very challenging to take a public stance on a controversial issue.
Mary’s thanksgiving hymn is actually a hymn celebrating God’s “systemic change” of seeing things as God sees things … and an invitation to live it in our lives.
The Voice of the Poor, the wounded on the road to Jericho today. Some questions for digital passersby and good Samaritans.
We pray in thanksgiving for the privilege and responsibility of being able to organize as individuals politically. We pray that each of us, as citizens, feel compelled to exercise our right and responsibility to vote…
This post connects a couple of dots. The first dot is that systemic change flourishes when there is a careful understanding of the situation. The other dot is that that a culture of vocations is really a culture of mission.
The miracle of seeing! What a miracle seeing is! So often it is taken for granted by those who can see. Lose your sight even just temporarily and your world changes. Technology is working miracles today, technology is helping the "blind" to see. But technology can...
Four hundred years later the story St. Vincent’s sermon at Chattilon is still being told. But it is a story with even wider implications. The story of that sermon at Chatillon is the foundation story for what we call today systemic change.