We must think of the bigger picture beyond and own immediate needs and even beyond first aid measures as important as they are.
Formation: systemic change reflections
Listening to “A Daring Prudence,” Fr. Robert Maloney’s overview of the development of the Vincentian Family, evoked metaphors from photography.
“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
An idea worth imitating! EnerCasa Co-op has come up with an idea of harvesting energy from mall shoppers who stop by to pedal on a stationary bicycle, giving electricity to local non-profit organizations.
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...