Pope Francis has emphasized a vision of a “Church that is poor and for the poor.” But growing economic inequality continues to spread across the globe. This book takes a fresh look at the role of churches, and individual Christians, in relating to poverty and the poor among them. A strong focus is placed on the biblical and theological roots of the Church’s commitment to care for the poor.(Paraclete Press)
Fr. Ken Himes (Boston College, Theology Department) shares his story about how a few people throughout his life stepped up when they didn't need to in order to support him and challenge him - in the process changing his worldview and leading him to become the person he is today. watch video
Scripture scholars now highlight that one of the most integral aspects of Jesus’ public ministry was that he welcomed all to the table. Indeed, one of the first charges made against Jesus was that he ate “with tax collectors and sinners” (Mark 2:16). read the full story at C21Engage.org
Erik Weihenmayer - author, adventurer, and the first blind person to summit Mt. Everest - shares his powerful story about facing fear, finding a "No Barriers" approach to life after losing his sight, and continuing to push the limits each and every day.