Is poverty a blessing?
Yes, but only if it’s the type that Jesus meant when he said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit.”
In the second of a two-part series for Inside CatholicPhilly.com, Father Arthur Purcaro, O.S.A. of Villanova University explains how spiritual poverty — which recognizes that “all is gift” from God — transforms hearts and builds the kingdom of God on earth.
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