Can the Ground Cry Out?

Can the Ground Cry Out?

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

Does the earth feel pain? Can it groan and cry out to God? Can the earth curse us for our crimes? It would seem so, and not just because ecologists, moralists, and Pope Francis are saying so. Scripture itself seems to say so.

17 questions about church vocations

17 questions about church vocations

Vision & the National Religious Vocation Conference - Discernment

ViSION provides answers to your questions about priests, sisters, brothers, vows, sexuality, community life, and more. THERE'S SO MUCH to learn about the rich experience of religious life. Get up to speed on the areas that most concern you as you consider your calling. You may find the answers eye-opening. 

Discernment: Three things I pray

Discernment: Three things I pray

Sister Rosann Ocken, O.S.B. - Vision Vocation Network - Discernment

Understanding your call begins when you believe you are worthy, you listen to God speak through your life and in your prayer, and you trust enough to surrender. How does one go about searching out or discerning what we call a vocation?

Garo Christians defy pandemic to celebrate harvest festival

Garo Christians defy pandemic to celebrate harvest festival

Stephan Uttom and Rock Ronald Rozario - La Croix International - Activities

There won't be huge festivities, sports events, and chu (rice beer) parties, unlike previous years…but will continue to thank God for the blessings and offer Him crops from our fields," Chisim told UCA News. The majority of some 1 million Garo people live in the northeastern Indian states of Meghalaya and Assam, but some 120,000 also live in neighboring Bangladesh. 

Commentary to the 34th Sunday - Solemnity of Christ the King

Commentary to the 34th Sunday - Solemnity of Christ the King

Fernando Armellini - Homilies

This Gospel passage is generally regarded as a parable, but this is not accurate. It belongs to the genre called judgment scene, found both in the Bible (cf. Dan 7) and in rabbinic literature. The aim of this literary genre is not to inform about what will happen at the end of the world, but to teach how to behave today.

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