Chapter 7: For I Was Hungry (Matthew 25)
Episode 7 • 3m 33s
Our salvation is at stake if we do not answer the cry of the poor. This is a harsh truth, but one that should convict each one of us. “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.” - Matthew 25:35–36
Up Next in Loving and Serving the Poor with Fr. Mark Mary Ames, CFR
Chapter 8: Introduction
What are the areas of need in our communities in which we can serve? How can we discern what the best choice is for our parish, ourselves, and our families? We can’t do everything, but we can choose a few things and do them well!
Chapter 9: The Three Tiers
In this chapter, Fr. Mark-Mary walks us through the areas of need and how to discern where our parishes can effectively serve. The three categories or “wounds” he focuses on are the Structural Wound, the Material Wound, and the Heart Wound.
Chapter 10: Discerning
Once we understand the poor’s three primary needs, how can we begin to discern where to start? Father answers those questions with stunning simplicity in this chapter.