My point here is that I originally considered the children’s questions about prison food to be a distraction from the “important” points of the class. In fact, however, their questions had deeper implications that I did not recognize.
Archive for category Social Justice
Her imprint, Wondaland Records, released a song in 2015 that I can only call a “litany of martyrs.” Not so much a tribute to Black Lives Matter as a tributary of that movement, it turns the formula and slogan “Say his name! … Say her name!” into a litanic refrain…
“The link between religious liturgy and the social leitourgia that cares for the poor body is part of the Christian liturgy from the very earliest texts…”
What has been your experience of electronic giving? How does it affect the liturgy, specifically the collection?
God was the only father Josh Bishop ever knew, and that knowledge came only after a childhood of violence and drug abuse led him to death row.
How have you talked or written about the promotion of human well-being as worship of God?
OK, I’m really not trying to engage in “liturgy shaming,” but I do think that this video of the penitential rite from the LA Religious Education Congress does raise some questions concerning proper liturgical praxis
Pope Francis’s presence at the Mexican-U.S. border, and especially his way of highlighting the plight of migrants, was rich in symbolism. And yes, with that it also spoke volumes against certain politicians’ derogatory words about migrants. But almost more intriguing for me were the recalibrations of “presence” that were taking place during Pope Francis’s visit […]
Yes, local indigenous languages were used in the liturgy; and the Pope even began and ended his sermon by quoting from psalm 19 in an indigenous language. He went one step further in quoting from the Popol Vuh, the Mayan creation myth, and expressing appreciation for indigenous wisdom, especially with regard to nature and the […]