Posts Tagged ‘accompaniment’

Sharing in the Joy of Love in Marriage and Family

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

At Mass this weekend, we hear one of the most beautiful of the Gospel stories – Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well (John 4:5-42). To the first listeners of this story, it sounded shocking, maybe even unbelievable:  Jesus talking to a woman who is not of his own people.  Jesus knowing all […] [Read more]

A Church that Accompanies

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Pope Francis has raised up to greater heights and renewed emphasis a practice that has long been a part of pastoral ministry – accompaniment.  Particularly in his exhortation Amoris Laetitia, accompanying others with loving concern is central with respect to how the Church – in its institutional ministries and in the lives of the lay […] [Read more]