In the face of life's evil and suffering, it is only possible to believe in a loving God, if that God is ‘on the scaffold’ too, alongside us.
From the outside, criminal justice stories divide the world into 'good' and 'bad'. But inside, we must constantly consider the mystery of the whole person.
Humanity is waiting for those who will find their lives - and find God - by leaving institutions behind and joining the powerless.
Standing at the foot of the cross may seem fruitless, but it is important, and significant. To speak this way is to speak of a deep unity, a deep communion, with others.
Alex Holmes, from our Partners at Catholic Worker Calais, shares snapshots of Calais refugee life.
Why is the canonisation of Ignatius Spencer important? His life, and dedication to the poor, are an outstanding example to all of us.
Who could be blamed for struggling with anxiety in the current moment? But clutching at control doesn't allow much space for God.
People will very often fall back into coping mechanisms once crisis intervention support has been taken away. We must provide everyday love and support to those people whose lives are in turmoil, and remind them of the God who loves them.
Being classified as vulnerable affected how I thought about myself. For the first time in my life I felt useless, unnecessary.
Having the courage to let go of my ideas, prejudices and perceived control - and become more compassionate - is where my humanity likes to engage in a tug-of-war.
If we want to be involved in society, if we want to form community, we have a duty to notice what is happening on the structural scale, not just the personal.
At times it seems we are pre-disposed to focus on faults in the world, rather than all the goodness that is there.
Our Passionist Partners at London Catholic Worker ask: how can houses of hospitality avoid 'white saviour' complexes, and engage with the Black Lives Matter movement?
As Passionists celebrate 300 years of the life of the Congregation, Pope Francis circulated a letter to the Passionists worldwide.