Laudato Si

THE BEGGAR QUESTION

THE BEGGAR QUESTION

May 30. Ophelia and her friends shared, “I do have a soft spot for beggars, I just can’t turn away, especially a father with a child.” “One of the beggars I regularly come across is a blind man who stands at the same intersection with a young girl.  Is that their…

WHAT SHOULD THE RICH MAN DO?

WHAT SHOULD THE RICH MAN DO?

May 27. The Busisabas  were a well off family, doing their best for their children to make up for their earlier losses when they had really had to scrape the barrel. They had also become faithful church goers. Sheila shared with Adam after Mass how each year when the…

THE SAINTS IN OUR LIVES

THE SAINTS IN OUR LIVES

May 24. Laudato Si week.   “How does one become a saint?” Christopher asked. “let me first ask what kind of saint,” his dad replied. “The ones we pray to.”  “No, first of all we pray to God, through the saints, but only a few famous, good and deserving…

THE MEANING AND VALUE OF WORK

THE MEANING AND VALUE OF WORK

May 23. Laudato Si’ Week.  Catholic Social Teaching has long spoken out against unjust labour practices and exploitation of workers.  Justice and Peace Desks in dioceses and parishes too have taken up that message which on the whole has not always been well received,…