Of Love, Poems by Mary Oliver and Pedro Arrupe

Of Love, Poems by Mary Oliver and Pedro Arrupe

Nothing is more practical than finding God, than falling in Love in a quite absolute, final way. What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything. It will decide what will get you out of bed in the morning, what you do with your evenings, how you spend your weekends, what you read, whom you […]

Myself for the Community, a reflection by Jean Vanier, Founder of L’Arche

Myself for the Community, a reflection by Jean Vanier, Founder of L’Arche

Jean Vanier, (born September 10, 1928) is a Canadian Catholic philosopher, theologian and humanitarian. He founded L’Arche in 1964, an international federation of communities spread over 35 countries, for people with developmental disabilities and those who assist them. Subsequently in 1971, he co-founded Faith and Light, with Marie-Hélène Mathieu, which works for people with also […]

Paths. A reflection about the process of initiation

Paths. A reflection about the process of initiation

Wayfarer, the only way, Is your footprints and no other. Wayfarer, there is no way. Make your way by going farther. By going farther, make your way till looking back at where you’ve wandered, You look back on that path you may not set foot on from now onward. Wayfarer, there is no way; only wake-trails on the waters. (Antonio Machado, […]

An Experience Beyond Borders: A visit from Lewisham to Fe y Algeria, by José Santa Cruz

An Experience Beyond Borders: A visit from Lewisham to Fe y Algeria, by José Santa Cruz

The Edmund Rice Educational Network becomes tangible as we get in contact and geographical gaps are narrowed. In Fe y Alegria we are very grateful to our friends from Lewisham High School for visiting us. It meant a whole new experience of sharing and openness for all of us. We were honored to welcome such […]