Tag: laudato si’

With What Am I Willing to Struggle in 2016?

When we ask ourselves what kind of world we want to leave behind, we think in the first place of its general direction, its meaning and its values. Unless we struggle with these deeper issues, I do not believe that our concern for ecology… Continue Reading “With What Am I Willing to Struggle in 2016?”

A Christian Earth-Conscious Spirituality

All the delegates have gone home from the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris. And our Earth and all her inhabitants await our action. I am interested in how such a [Christian] spirituality can motivate us to a more passionate concern for the protection of… Continue Reading “A Christian Earth-Conscious Spirituality”

What Meaning in Lola’s Face?

The universe unfolds in God, who fills it completely. Hence, there is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face.”  – Pope Francis, Laudato Si’ 233

Creation – A Reflection of God’s Love

The entire material universe speaks of God’s love…boundless affection for us. Soil, water, mountains: everything is, as it were, a caress of God. – Pope Francis, Laudato Si‘ 84

We Are There

As Christians, we are also called  “to accept the world as a sacrament of communion, as a way of sharing with God and our neighbors on a global scale. It is our humble conviction that the divine and the human met in the slightest… Continue Reading “We Are There”