I am sure that each of us has been touched by the reports coming from Hungary about the crisis facing the world with the refugees fleeing Syria.
- How will we as a Congregation respond?
- As a member of the Congregation, what do you want us to do?
- What will your local community do?
- What are you as an individual Brother willing to do?
I have asked Chris to set up a way by which we can respond to the crisis and to each other. Please give some thought to the questions and leave a comment in the box below. Pray and let’s take some action in behalf of those who are suffering.
Added October 2, 2015
I was moved by Pope Francis’ genuine sensitivity and care in all he did this past week in the USA. Refugees and immigrants were one of his major focuses. I was particularly moved by his homily to the clergy and religious in Philadelphia when he told the story of Katharine Drexel’s meeting with Leo XIII in which she, as a young person, represented the cause of the poor. Leo’s response to her and Francis’ reiterating Leo’s response, “What about you?” In other words, what are you going to do? It is a question I want to pose to us.
What about You? Of the many things Francis shared what has stayed with you. How would you (and I) answer the question, “What about you?