Care for our Common Home - Laudato Si' Webinar
A conversation about how we can participate in shaping the future of the planet. The Chevalier Institute invites you to a webinar conversation – “How does the Pope’s letter, Laudato Si’, deepen and add to our understanding of ecological issues and our capacity to live our spirituality more faithfully?”. The webinar will include input from six key speakers as well as students from our MSC colleges and parishes.
Reflections for 25th Sunday
We often hear that people who do not work are not entitled to welfare which reflect a mean-spirited judgmentalism. Our own narrow and mean plans, often expressed through government policies, reflect an image of God that is mean and vengeful. Jesus proposes a different way. He overturns our pre-calculations because of his experience of God’s love and goodness. God’s Reign is different to the way of the world where the principles of usefulness, greed and self-promotion rule.Read more
Twenty Fourth Sunday of the Year
Today’s gospel is very confusing and illustrates what is wrong with religion where it has been used to justify violence, guilt, fear and economic exploitation and presents an intimidating, punishing, torturing and unforgiving God. Sit with the discomfort and challenge of today’s good news in the Gospel of Matthew. We live with conflict, injury, pain in a world where we see the lengths of inhumanity people can go.Read more