A reflection guide by Dr Sandie Cornish for personal prayer and reflection or group discussion on the World Day of Peace Message 2023. The theme is “No one can be saved alone: combatting COVID-19 together, embarking together on paths of peace”.
Social Spirituality Blog
How would you explain, in five minutes or less, the faith foundations of our call to act to care for our common home? As one of the periti, or theological advisors, to the Fifth Plenary Council of the Catholic Church in Australia, I addressed the Council’s Second Assembly. My topic… Read More »Integral Ecology at the Plenary Council
I was recently invited to offer a reflection on the readings for the Mass of the Solemnity of the Annunciation: Isaiah7:10-14, Hebrews 10:4-10 and Luke 1:26-38. Here is what I had to say. – Dr Sandie Cornish In the first reading, the prophet Isaiah foreshadows the incarnation. And he frames… Read More »A Name, A Voice and A Choice
Pope Francis’ new social encyclical Fratelli Tutti, promotes a vision of social friendship grounded in the unity of the entire human family: all people are sisters and brothers to one another, all are children of God with equal dignity and rights. Dr Sandie Cornish provides a general introduction to Fratelli… Read More »Introduction to Fratelli Tutti – On Fraternity and Social Friendship
The Revolution of Tenderness is the podcast of the Office for Social Justice of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. In its first episode Dr Sandie Cornish reflects on Catholic Social Teaching in the current world context. Dr Sandie Cornish shares reflections on Catholic Social Teaching in the current world context.… Read More »Join the Revolution of Tenderness
My students are often able to analyse particular social teaching documents, but when they are asked to offer critical reflection on a theme or issue in Catholic Social Teaching, they aren’t quite sure which documents to read. In addition to the tips that I offer in this podcast, you can… Read More »How to Find Teachings on Issues