Have you seen Prudence lately? Joseph Cardijn, as we all know, made his mark in his social activism and worked to improve the lives of the working class. Today, in the age of emerging technology, we are all in the “working class” to some degree or another. The
Thank you for this reflection, Richard. You stirred up lots of thoughts and memories with that simple linking of SJA with service learning. I had never thought of Christian Service Learning (CSL), which is what it is called in Catholic Ed in Australia as coming from SJA, but it makes sense. And I thought of all the projects I undertook with students at Kolbe and realised that SJA was sitting behind all of them. So I forwarded the link to your reflection to a friend in that school and will send it to another, who will take up a leadership position in a Catholic school. Again, thank you for taking the time to write about prudence and SJA.