“After I broke up with my boyfriend I was depressed and didn’t want to leave the house.”
An excerpt from our book, The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up A Catholic Life, is in Millennial: Sant’Egidio, Lay Groups, and Social Justice. Info on speaking engagements? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. And thank you for your reviews of the book.
The last three Popes have emphasized how small lay groups breathe life into the Church. Pope Francis has a particular fondness for The Community of Sant’Egidio, with its commitment to: prayer, the poor, inter-religious dialogue and peace. Have you ever been to one of their beautiful evening services? Read the story from John Allen in The Boston Globe here: Pope Francis Loves Sant’Egidio. Watch a video about their work with the homeless after the jump: