Michael Moore Podcast

In many ways our country is still profoundly marked by the founders of liberal capitalism. We carry forward many of the consequences of their lives, for their ideas have become our institutions, their values shape much of today’s economic system which in turn gives rise to materialistic aspirations that are the idols that millions worship today. These values constitute an economic system that inhibits the … Continue reading Michael Moore Podcast

Carol Off Podcast

TEDxToronto – Dec 11, 2018 What happens when you become the other? Who decides who belongs in our society? For more than three decades, journalist Carol Off has been meeting and interviewing people from around the world for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She explores the fundamental question of belonging, how we see some people as ‘others’, and our bigger, human story. Since 2006, Carol Off … Continue reading Carol Off Podcast

DAILY MEDITATION | NOVEMBER 14, 2020 Inner Peace and Social Action a reflection by Henri Nouwen

While I was traveling through the United States and lecturing about Central America, I became aware that while I was exhausting myself to prevent war, the chances of war were increasing. This has helped me to realize that sometimes the powers of evil seduce us to work for peace in such a way that we come close to losing our soul. Peace Pilgrim helped me … Continue reading DAILY MEDITATION | NOVEMBER 14, 2020 Inner Peace and Social Action a reflection by Henri Nouwen

Pope Francis’ Easter Address to Popular Movements and Grassroots Organizations

http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/letters/2020/documents/papa-francesco_20200412_lettera-movimentipopolari.html   April 2020 On Easter Sunday Pope Francis once again addressed a letter to popular movements and grassroots organizations. The link for his complete letter is below after the following paragraphs cited from his letter. “In these days of great anxiety and hardship, many have used war-like metaphors to refer to the pandemic we are experiencing. If the struggle against COVID-19 is a war, then … Continue reading Pope Francis’ Easter Address to Popular Movements and Grassroots Organizations

Prophetic Imagination & Community

…  On Our Way to New Beginnings By: Brian Walsh Brian is an ‘activist theologian’ and was recently the pastor of the ‘Wine Before Breakfast‘ community at Wycliffe College, and he also served as a Christian Reformed Campus Minister at the University of Toronto.In an online worship service on July 7, 2020, Brian preached his last sermon as the pastor of this community “that I so deeply … Continue reading Prophetic Imagination & Community

Mary McAleese

This article by The Tablet can be read here People leaving Church in ‘droves’ warns McAleese by Ruth Gledhill , Christa Pongratz-Lippitt 24 SEPTEMBER 2020, THE TABLET Today, Ruth Gledhill writes that the former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, whose book Here’s the Story: A Memoir is just published, warned on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour that people are leaving the Catholic Church “in droves”, tired of “little old … Continue reading Mary McAleese

Gregory Boyle

To go to any of the podcast links, resources and sources mentioned in the document, please download a PDF version below, or scroll down for direct links and content! Online Materials An inspiring speech by Gregory Boyle at a graduation ceremony: An interview with Gregory Boyle on his story, Homeboy ministries and the power of kinship An interview with Gregory Boyle from May 2020 on … Continue reading Gregory Boyle

Mary Jo Leddy

To go to any of the podcast links, resources and sources mentioned in the document, please download a PDF version below, or scroll down for direct links and content! Online Materials A talk by Mary Jo Leddy at the Intercultural Dialogue Institute in 2016 on Faith group and Syrian Refugees: A conversation on CBC from 2012 with Mary Jo Leddy about spirituality and social justice. … Continue reading Mary Jo Leddy

Bob Holmes

To go to any of the podcast links, resources and sources mentioned in the document, please download a PDF version below, or scroll down for direct links and content! Online Materials Presentation made at Voices for Peace conference in 2019: Presentation made at Voices for Peace conference in 2018: Further Reading An article in The Catholic Register about Bob Holmes’ pilgrimage to the West Bank … Continue reading Bob Holmes

Oscar Romero

To go to any of the podcast links, resources and sources mentioned in the document, please download a PDF version below, or scroll down for direct links or content! Online Materials A short animation about the life of Romero form the Romero Trust A short film about the life of Romero by CAFOD A short video about ‘Romero Crosses’ – colourfully cross, decorated in a … Continue reading Oscar Romero