The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Jose Comblin

Far from directing understanding inwards on themselves, the experience of the Spirit launches men and women out into the world as though imbued with superhuman energy.

- Jose Comblin
Catholic theologian in Brazil

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Verse of the Day: 'Repent'

From that time Jesus began to proclaim, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near."

- Matthew 4:17

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Voice of the Day: Thaddee Matura

Jesus calls to himself those who are overburdened and offers them rest, but he does not blunt the cutting edge of his demands.

- Thaddee Matura
Franciscan scholar and theologian

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Voice of the Day: Alvaro Barreiro

There can be no evangelization without incarnation.

- Alvaro Barreiro
Brazilian Catholic theologian

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Verse of the Day: 'The Lord accepts my prayer'

Depart from me, all you workers of evil,
for the Lord has heard the sound of my weeping.
The Lord has heard my supplication;
the Lord accepts my prayer.

- Psalm 6:8-9

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Voice of the Day: Dom Helder Camara

Instead of being so eager to reform others, let us first make a serious effort to bring about out own revival.

- Dom Helder Camara
Brazilian archbishop

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Verse of the Day: 'Do not withold good'

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due,
when it is in your power to do it.
- Proverbs 3:27-27

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Verse of the Day: 'I am black and beautiful'

I am black and beautiful,
O daughters of Jerusalem,
like the tents of Kedar,
like the curtains of Solomon.
Do not gaze at me because I am dark,
because the sun has gazed on me.

- Song of Solomon 1:5-6

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Voice of the Day: Evelyn Miranda-Feliciano

In gratitude we give to others. But in giving we express our gratefulness to the God who gave and keeps on giving.

- Evelyn Miranda-Feliciano
Filipina Writer

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Verse of the Day: 'The Kingdom of Heaven'

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it.
- Matthew 13:45-45

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