If we only occupy ourselves with the immediate goals of greater wellbeing, or if we find ourselves attracted by small dreams and hopes, we run the risk of impoverishing the horizon of our existence, losing our… Continue reading
The Institute Report endeavours to capture the journey of the last 8 years. Our hope is that each will recognize her own journey embedded in the Institute journey (page 4). There are questions highlighted within the chapters; we invite each one, personally and in small groups, to consider the reality presented here so that reflection towards GC ’14 continues with honest conversation (page 1). Continue reading
From 20-24 May Institute leadership participated in the annual Sedos seminar. In this 50th anniversary year and guided by the ‘God of surprises’ this mission research and documentation centre took time to remember its history, celebrate its activities and review… Continue reading
By José Antonio Pagola.
Jesus is saying goodbye to his disciples. He sees them sad and upset. Soon they won’t have him with them. Who can fill that void? Until now he has been the one who took care of them, defended them from the Scribes and Pharisees, sustained their weak and faltering faith, described for them the truth of God, and initiated them into God’s humanizing project. Continue reading
Weekly Gospel reflection from José Antonio Pagola www.eclesalia.net
José Antonio Pagola.
In our Christian communities we need to live a new experience of Jesus, reviving our relationship with him. We need to put him decisively in the center of our life. We need to move from a Jesus confessed in a routine way, to a Jesus welcomed in a vital way. The Gospel of John gives us some important suggestions when it speaks of the relationship of the sheep with their Shepherd. Continue reading
Final Communication from GC Preparatory Committee. The committee met during the first week of May. Read here to see the discernment questions for GC 2014. Continue reading