Identity or Inclusion? Jesus shows us how he does both

I came across an article a few weeks ago that proposed one way to understand generational divides in the Church in this way. It was a question of two values: identity and inclusion. For young people who are active in the Church, it is important to have “identity markers” to help them to understand what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. For others, it is important to welcome the lost and broken into the Church and to include them. Today’s first reading and gospel show us how to do both.

Identity, Charism, Mission: Why do Catholic schools exist?

Go to any Catholic school website, listen to any Catholic school discussion, look at admissions materials, and you will discover something about Catholic identity. But what is it? In this podcast, we will explore the idea of Catholic identity, its relationship to the Catholic school mission, as expressed through it’s charism. Identity, mission, charism. Important

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