If you want to see God in the homeless, ponder this quote. We are all made in His divine image, so even those who society has shunned can be a deep source of encounter with Christ. Alan Graham of Mobile Loaves and Fishes has more to teach us on the matter, so make sure to check out this awesome short, artistic documentary!
How to Fight Against Homelessness | Alan Graham
How does the Catholic Church feel about immigration, refugees, and border walls? We have a few resources that will help you grow in your understanding of Catholic Social teaching. What Does the Catholic Church Teach About Immigration and Border Walls? 1. We start with the first principle that all human beings are created in the […]
Catholic social teaching is rightly called “social” because it pertains to how we organize ourselves as a society. Rather, I should say as individual societies that are gathered up into one human family.
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society has created this powerful video to raise awareness and they need your help in making it go viral. “By the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s own criteria, the Down syndrome community qualifies as endangered in many parts of the world. So we’re going to be the first humans […]
As the 2017 World Series gets underway this week between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers, we present a poignant story of one of pro sports’ great humanitarians, the late Roberto Clemente. Clemente (1934-1972) was a pioneer in Major League Baseball, both as a black man and a Latino, hailing from Puerto Rico. […]
We pray for the children… Who wake up early and eat the entire box of cereal, Who sleep in until noon, Who wear their pajamas ALL.DAY.LONG. And we pray for the those, Who wake up hungry, but can’t find any food in the house, Who sleep on the floor in a crowded room, Who have […]
This past weekend George Clooney (and his wife, Amal Clooney), Salma Hayek and Richard Gere were presented with an award, the “Olive Medal” of peace, from Pope Francis in a ceremony that took place at the Vatican. Even movie stars get excited when given the opportunity to meet the Pope and from the smiles on their […]
In this first part of a two-part series on Catholic Social Teaching, we explore the seven main themes. This is a bird’s eye view of Catholic Social Teaching and only begins to scratch the surface. The Heart of Christ The social teaching of the Church is a rich treasury of the heart of Christ. As […]
In the field of business, economic systems are characterized as either capitalist or socialist; they appear mutually exclusive, either supporting the freedom of the individual or the needs of society. Since the eighteenth century, capitalism and socialism have remained fiercely polarized, each side shrilly attacking the shortcomings and failures of the other. On the one hand, we have […]
Another year brings fresh New Year’s Resolution attempts. Back in 2016, I made a resolution to volunteer, but at the time I just didn’t know where I wanted to volunteer. I never felt God instantly calling me to any particular volunteer program. It took a period of long discernment before I chose to volunteer for […]
“The appetite of the sluggard craves but has nothing, but the appetite of the diligent is amply satisfied.” (Proverbs 13:4) It’s so easy to just sit on our sofa at home! We feel comfortable, nothing or no one can bother us, we can prevent unwanted situations… anyhow, everything is under control. Why go out and […]