What, if anything, does the great feast of Pentecost say to the Church today?
Tag: Evangelii Gaudium
The Catholic Campus and the Gospel of the Marginalized
The biggest challenge facing Catholic higher education today is not how many core theology classes we have, though this is clearly important…Rather, the critical challenge to Catholic institutional identity today concerns how we embody what Francis describes as the “gospel of the marginalized.”
The Feast of St. Francis Xavier: Becoming a “Companion” with Strangers in the “Joy of the Gospel”
For two wonderful years, I was a faculty member at Xavier High School in New York City. Although no stranger to Jesuits and Jesuit education, I admit I knew little of the man whose name […]
Thinking About the Gospel is Not Living It
By Fran Rossi Szpylczyn Thinking about the Gospel, reading it on paper, hearing it proclaimed is one thing. Living it, well, that is another thing now, isn’t it? At mass Jesus’ words in Matthew’s Gospel were clear, […]
Structural Renewal to be a Church of the Poor: 3 Concrete Proposals for Curial Reform
It’s like a dream or a movie. In less than a year, Pope Francis has transformed the dominant discourse around Catholicism from scandal and despair to joy and the evangelical demands in light of poverty […]
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