Body and Blood of Christ
Reflections on the readings
Jesus was crucified because of the company he kept and the people he ate with. Eating together is a significant human activity. Stories and lives are shared. Relationships are renewed and strengthened. We are continually reminded that God is social, a God of relationship. Any spirituality or theology that disconnects us from the concerns of the world and contemporary social concerns should be dismissed.
An upcoming webinar is sponsored by the Chevalier Institute entitled: An exploration of Creation as God’s love story, with a particular focus on the call of Pope Francis for ecological conversion and the implications of that call on our lives both personally and communally.
The Facebook event ID is https://www.facebook.com/events/282291186488585
Click here to download the flyer of the webinar.
The Edmund Rice Centre's free publication Asylum Seekers and Refugees Education Resource June 2020 Edition provides activities for students which are practical, engaging and focused on increasing awareness about human rights and advocacy.
Students are encouraged to think about asylum seekers and refugees with compassion, to move their understanding from the head to the heart.
Sunday June 14 to Saturday June 20, 2020
Solemnity of the Trinity
For some months we have heard about ‘social distancing’ and the need for it. It is wrong to call it that. It should be physical or spatial distancing. It suggests a violent attitude. But social distancing is not a new phenomenon. It was enforced upon us prior to the current pandemic by government policies with regard to asylum seekers as well as detaining them, people who are poor, homeless or unemployed.Read more