This Advent, amid a ‘polycrisis’, let us consider where we can find hope

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace [NOTE: During these weeks of Advent our reflections will strike a continuous note: Searching for Hope.] “Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. o God hear my voice.I wait with longing for the Lord, my soul waits for His word.” (Psalm 130) Those … Continue reading This Advent, amid a ‘polycrisis’, let us consider where we can find hope

The paradox of a kingship that flows not from power, but from sacrifice and service

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The title “Christ the King”, which we honor on this last Sunday of the liturgical year, is difficult for many in this democratic culture. We don’t have much time for kings and kingship in a society “of the people, by the people, for the people”. But … Continue reading The paradox of a kingship that flows not from power, but from sacrifice and service