By keeping his heart open to the people, Justin not only was able to win many of them over to him, but also was able to help them open their hearts to God’s word.
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Father Robert Maloney, C.M., writes: More than a century before the word “inculturation” became popular, Justin [St. Justin de Jacobis] was a master of the art. He said to his listeners: “…if anyone should question you: ‘Who is this stranger?’, answer: ‘He is a Roman Christian who loves the Christians of Ethiopia more than his […]
As we celebrate the feast of our Saint Justin de Jacobis the following presentations produced by the .famvin team may be helpful for private reflection or even as a catechetical tool with groups. Father Robert Maloney, C.M., writes: More than a century before the word “inculturation” became popular, Justin [St. Justin de Jacobis] was a master […]
To celebrate the feast of St. Justin de Jacobis July 31 here are some excerpts from the Vincentian Encyclopedia biography of St. Justin… “Ethiopia was not like most missionary territories. It was not a country with a pagan population who had to be converted to Christianity. It had been Christian since the 4th century, but had […]