The tradition of “thanksgiving” is not new. It has deep roots in the Old Testament and especially the New Testament. The Last Supper was a celebration of thanks but it was also a call to giving.
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Mary’s Magnificat is a dangerous memory. Mary not only gave thanks for this revolution. She intuitively realized she was part of the revolution.
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.
In the United States, Thanksgiving is the biggest day of the year for many of the dining rooms run by Vincentians.
Richard Schiffman's reflection on GRIST is worth another read. There is one Thanksgiving that I will never forget. It took place at my Mother’s apartment on New York’s Upper Westside. It was the last Thanksgiving dinner that she hosted, and I was her only guest. By...
Hunger Games – A Walmart alert! … The report, named Walmart’s Hunger Games, links Walmart’s business practices to the hunger of its workers.
The myths and realities of Thanksgiving – The pilgrims and Native Americans who celebrated the first Thanksgiving have a lot in common with the migrants of today.
As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving remember there is a prehistory or “prequel” of Thanksgiving rooted deeply in Christian tradition and echoed in Vincentian heritage.
Some have written about process called From Ageing to Sage-ing.”. Twenty four Sisters of Charity Nazareth above 65 years of age spent five days in prayer, reflection and retreat in Mokama, India from October 22 – 27
From the Preface for Thanksgiving Day in the USA.. You have entrusted to us the great gift of freedom, a gift that calls forth responsibility and commitment to the truth that all have a fundamental dignity before you. In Jesus, through his Death and Resurrection, we...
A piece in the Harvard Business Review "We Could Be Better at Giving Thanks" points to a disconnect on gratitude... Although people say they want to be thanked more often at work, fewer than 50% of Americans polled for the John Templeton Foundation, a philanthropic...
Visitors to this site from United States will be celebrating Thanksgiving Day Nov. 28, 2013. However, thanksgiving is a universal theme rather than just a holiday in one country. This video, featuring Brother David, a highly-respected Benedictine monk, author and...