This presentation introduces the Pastoral Spiral. It is a flexible framework for action that has been used to guide pastoral work, present academic courses, and for planning social action. It is inspired by and embodies the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola.
I’m pleased to be joining up with the Wollongong Diocese Justice, Ecology and Peace Council to present a workshop on Catholic Social Teaching. We will be following an Ignatian methodology (just like Pope Francis), exploring local issues and nurturing a spirituality of justice.
How do the Scriptures call you to live justly? Scripture provides a vision of a just society, as well as some specific moral teachings like the Ten Commandments, the Golden Rule and the Beatitudes. We can also draw on the person and example of Jesus, the stories of Biblical characters, parables and wisdom sayings. You […]
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has released a game which helps us to enter into the experiences of refugees. Characters are confronted with real life choices which determine the outcome of their quest for safety. My Life as a Refugee is available for Android or IOS. Find out more here
Avoid ‘analysis paralysis’ with these simple tools. Tools for Analysis