The years-ago world of sacramentals — as you might remember, these were the scapulars and medals and holy cards and statues you’d find in a Catholic home.
When breaking into any new territory, organizations send out what is known as an advance team.
The mystery of the Trinity is definitely that: a mystery who’s depth and range we can never come close to penetrating.
“I hear you talking. But the question is what are you saying?”
Under modern-day pressures to bring the Good News to the poor, may the Vincentian Family continue to rely on that Something More.
Returning to the light imagery of Isaiah and Jesus, we’re enjoined not to deepen the dark by inaction but rather to let the light of our active compassion push back the gloom.
Have you ever thought of yourself as an evangelizer? There are different ways and styles of being an evangelist.
The Spirit of God is always moving through creation and through human hearts. But there are things we can do which make us more receptive to those movements.
As all of us know, to say that something is symbolic is to claim that some reality, the symbol, carries inside itself much more than what appears on its surface.
Imaginatively placing resolutions and actions around the manger is a prayer exercise that can draw us closer into what is happening there.
Much of life, is spent waiting — and Advent is the time of hopeful waiting.
When this King is exercising his Kingship where does he stand and what does he see?