“Kinship is ‘being one.’ It means there is no ‘us’ and ‘them,’ there is only ‘us.’ Without kinship there is no peace, without kinship there is no justice.”
Catholic Social Teaching asserts that all human beings must see within every person both a reflection of God and a mirror of themselves, and must honor and respect this dignity as a divine gift.
When my nephews were young children, I watched an interesting interplay at a family gathering.
My good friend from my grad school years, Mary, did some volunteer work in Houston after graduation, and there met and then married a man named Sam Clark from Longview, Texas.
It is a strange story, today’s gospel. Like many of Jesus’ stories, there are levels at which you can read them.
It’s not too late to join our Faith in Action Book Club! What did these stories teach you about kinship, compassion, redemption and mercy?
Non perishable food items will be collected during the months of October and November to assist local families in need. Thank you!
Join our Faith in Action book club! As you started reading the stories of the gang members—were you expecting monsters? “Human dignity comes from God, not from any human quality or accomplishment.”
PSR Eucharistic Adoration dates and times for 2017-18
The Faith in Action Committee invites you to join our book club! Our first selection is Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion. Start reading and join us on November 8 for discussion.