Posts tagged poverty

The poor shall be rich

Monday 14 February 2022

In his statement on the ‘blessed’ and ‘woes’, Christ inverts so much of what the world would have us believe. Far too often we might find ourselves making material wealth and security our first priority. Christ points to spiritual poverty, obedience to the teaching of God, and rejection by the world, as being the means to fullness of life in God.

A Sheep Fold Mass: Lourdes 2.

Monday 16 April 2012

On our first full day in Lourdes we took the bus up to the Cite Saint-Pierre. Also known as the City of the Poor, it is a place where accommodation and hospitality is offered to those pilgrims who cannot afford to stay in hotels. The cite is set above the main part of Lourdes, on […]