TCC Radio: The Wisdom of Tenderness: Jean Vanier on Lived Compassion

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Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche whom many consider a “living saint” speaks with On Being’s Krista Tippett about his life’s work creating communities for people with mental handicaps. The French Canadian philosopher and Catholic social innovator speaks about his understanding of humanity and God, which has been shaped by Aristotle, Mother Teresa, and people who would once have been locked away from society. Listen to the entire program after the jump:

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Misc: We encounter God in our moments of helplessness

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Bishops prostrate themselves

Our own Melissa Musick writes in The National Catholic Reporter about going to the consecration of a bishop and seeing him lie prostrate on the floor. There is grace in our moments weakness and vulnerability. Read her entire essay in The National Catholic Reporter here: We encounter God in our moments of helplessness

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