Pope Francis is an excellent teacher. He’s a classical Jesuit, and has himself taught in high school (chemistry and literature, I hear) in Argentina.
An effective pedagogue sets a few clear goals for his class. “Professor” Francis sure has done so for the Church, for the world, for all God’s children.
Among his goals is a call to love and serve the poor. No surprise, since this is a clear, clean goal of Jesus in the gospels.
This month of January presents us a chance to grow in our love and service of the poor.
January 20th is the birthday of the Reverend…