Mercy and friendship

Last week the Catholic parish, other Christians and the Islamic cultural center gathered winter clothes for refugees in Croatia. We were some from DOMINO, participating Sunday afternoon. This was an important moment in Lund, gathering different groups doing someting for people in need. A great moment of concrete Community – created not from having a nice event, but from sharing in concrete actions for others. In such moment Christ is truely present, creating one body of us all. Hopefully this action will be followed by a continuous work and friendship with refugees arriving to Lund. To teach language, to play with children, to be friends.  Are there people interested to participate?

We already have the Friendship initiative with people in the street, mainly meeting  with beggars once a week. I feel this initiative is one of the most important things in Domino the last year, bring great fruits to those who have joined. If someone more is interested, please tell me.

Br Tomasz stressed in his introduction at the Mercy-seminar yesterday: You are compassionate because you recognize yourself in need of compassion and understand that it could be you being in the situation of distress. The core of Christian life: develop friendship because you need friendship, because then God is there for us all.

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