November 06, 2018

Blessed Living in Our Times

Elaine Wainwright rsm describes how the Matthean beatitudes 5:1-12 hold the key to relationships which will help us care for the whole Earth community.

Sr Elaine writes: ‘The idea of reading the beatitudes ecologically is new. It extends the invitation to repentance as preached in the Gospel of Matthew (Mt 3:2; 4:17) beyond the human to the other-than-human community. We are on the very threshold of a response to that invitation and each of us is invited to participate. We might reflect and talk to others about how we are invited to articulate the beatitudes afresh in the face of the ecological imperative.’

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