Managing Change: A recipe for survival and success

In my work as a hospice chaplain I have the pleasure and opportunity to teach new employees about culture, religion and spirituality. When I discuss the differences between religion and spirituality the orientation class is usually divided between people who have a negative opinion of religion but it’s always unanimous that spirituality is seen as […]

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A Return of Service in the Independent Movement

“I hear your call, but I walk with trepidation. Both the seen and unseen are strong motivators for a want of change towards a healthier expression of our faith – and yet… I, for one, have doubt. I am the Thomas needing to place my hands in the wounds, which sometimes causes me great distress. […]

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Beings of mud and fear: A perspective of the Reality in Latin America

When it comes to the subject of the reality of Latin America a thought comes to mind: misery. But the misery in our Latin American societies has several nuances, because we cannot reduce to a single point all that Latin America has, feels, and lives. When I mean: “beings of mud and fear”, I am […]

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Seres De Barro y Miedo: Una Perspectiva De La Realidad Latino Americana

Cuando abordamos la temática de la realidad latinoamericana se nos viene a la mente un pensamiento: la miseria. Pero la miseria en nuestras sociedades de Latinoamérica tiene varios matices porque no podemos reducir a un solo punto todo lo que Latinoamérica posee y siente y vive. Cuando me refiero a: “seres de barro y miedo” […]

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Logs and Splinters: How to Improve the Independent Catholic Movement

There is a volume that, when the title is mentioned, still gives me the chills. “Bishops at Large” (Peter F. Anson, Apocryphil Press, 2006), is a heavy, heavy tome dedicated to the various Independent Catholic denominations that sprang up in the 19th and 20th centuries in the UK, Australia, and parts of America and Canada. […]

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