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1st December 2016

How easy it is to denounce structural injustice, institutionalized violence, social sin. And it is true, this sin is everywhere, but where are the roots of this social sin?

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Romero: A Life-The Essential Biography of a Modern Martyr and Christian Hero-James R. Brockman

The evening of March 24, 1980 marked a changed in the course of the history of El Salvador.  In the evening of that day, Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot and fatally wounded as he conducted a mass for his followers.   633 more words

Strong Roots

Be dogged!
You must be persistent.
The odds seem long; So what?
Logic suggests collapse;
“It’s foolish to continue,” declares the detractor.
“The weight of injustice will break you! 603 more words

Are we fully converted?

The first time I really began to take Christianity seriously was when I first opened a copy of The Violence of Love whilst travelling in South America. 2,126 more words


Article: The Clash of Transcendence and History: The Conversion of Óscar Arnulfo Romero, Part II, by David B. Perrin

The second part of David’s article on Oscar Romero has been published in Vinayasādhana: Dharmaram Journal of Psycho-Spiritual Formation (July, 2016: Dharmaram College, Bangalore, India, 60-76). 249 more words


Wayfaring Stranger

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Genesis 15:1-6

Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16

Luke 12:32-40

Martin Luther King Jr. knew that the faithful may not see God’s Kingdom or promised land fully and in this life. 1,423 more words


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Sometimes I write things on the interwebz.  Mainly on Facebook, really, but sometimes those things get picked up and shared or published elsewhere, and then I lose track of them and I can’t find them and I can’t track how my own heart and thinking are developing, and how the communities with whom I’m in relationship are shaping that evolution.   474 more words