(Tue Sep 17:55 2002, 2002.09.17)

Assumptions: Social Analysis in the context of the pastoral cycle
1. Before you can make a meaningful relevant social analysis, there must be that personal connectedness. There must be that link between you and that social reality, between you and the poor. Solidarity. Without the connectedness, what happens? You cannot analyze what you do not know and what you are not familiar with. The call to find God in the ordinary. In all things. To encounter the face of God in the least.
visavis indifference and apathy.