Tag Archives: Year of Mercy
A Life Wound By Mercy: A Sacred Lecture with Rev. Gray, S.J.
A Reflection on Fr. Howard Gray’s Sacred Lecture, “A Life Wound By Mercy” November 16, 2017 As a Lutheran, I’ve had the unusual job of representing Catholic positions related to ecumenical and interreligious dialogue for the past 17 years. My … Continue reading
Justice and Mercy in Jesuit Aid: a Pairing of Panels
As a part of Jesuit Heritage Week, we held two panels, one on Jesuits and Justice in D.C., and one on Jesuit Service in Latin America. I was particularly struck by this piece of advice from Sr. Diane Roche, one … Continue reading
Connecting Power Back to Mercy
What do an imam, a rabbi, and a catholic chaplain have in common? At first thought, the answer seems like it may take a while to find. The answer becomes even more challenging when the question is narrowed down: what … Continue reading
My understanding of the concept of mercy is rooted in forgiveness. This year, as Pope Francis calls on us to reflect and act upon merciful values, I believe it is important to begin by forgiving ourselves. We are all flawed, … Continue reading