“We consider education to be one of the most effective ways of making our world and history more human. Education is, above all, a matter of love and responsibility.”
Back to School after Covid
In This Issue
One of the most devastating “side effects” of COVID-19 was the impact on education. The prolonged closure of schools had catastrophic repercussions, especially in poor or developing nations, where education systems were already fragile or deficient.
After two years of thriving for the best, embracing challenges, and putting so much effort into the education system, it is highly probable to resume face-to-face classes this school year. Students, teachers, and parents must be fully prepared for new adjustments.
The worldwide educational crisis calls for joint efforts, both in the family and at the school, to promote an inclusive model of teaching that leaves nobody outside the system and helps to form a relational person.
While the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade is a monumental step forward on behalf of the vulnerable unborn babies, it is also a victory for victimized–often poor, disadvantaged–women targeted by for-profit abortion businesses.
The Synodal way the Church is involved in at present emphasizes the importance of the voice of the poor in the Church and in society. How can the Church help them live out their dignity as children of God and reach out to them effectively?
Since the Arab uprisings of 2011, the Christian community in Egypt has been suspended on a fragile line whose security depends more on the population itself than on government policies.
Faced with challenging times brought about by the pandemic, the youth nowadays are treading on a new path where they make decisions not only on what they want in their lives but also on the way it would positively affect the world.
Change has come and the Church in Asia is gradually overcoming the shortage of priests. Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, and South Korea are witnessing a flourishing in vocations and seminaries with a growing number of ordinations.
From the parable of the Good Samaritan, it is clear that love heals our wounds and regenerates life more than all the techniques at our disposal or all the medicines we may take. Love is what cures and restores our well-being.
In the text of the Spiritual Exercises, we have “Annotations” and “Additions.” The key rule is that “it is not knowing much, but realizing and relishing things interiorly that contents and satisfy the soul”.
The authentic realization of what we are and what we dream of being will allow us to generate life in abundance.
A Brother prepared soup for the two priests who were coming back from the outstations. As they delayed, he went to visit a family for a chat.
Strategies for Evangelization
October 2023 Issue
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