By Sr Rose Rolling
He will light up all that is hidden in the dark and reveal the secret intentions of men’s hearts.1 Cor. 4-5.
My former workplace, before I entered the Order, encouraged its staff members to undergo unconscious bias training, a rather contentious initiative which has seen its rise and fall. We are a generation preoccupied with causation: we want to know why people act, or think, the way they do; why it is they are poor, or cruel, or Christian. There is faith in the existence of a reasonable explanation, and explanation induces empathy. We know that there is more to understanding a person than meets the eye.
I didn’t attend the training, and whatever you think about such initiatives, one principle we can all agree on – and one that is highlighted