Last week we turned to Daniel Groody's Crossing the Divide: Foundations of a Theology of Migration and Refugees as a means of providing a fuller discussion on the current discussion of immigration in the United States. Beyond solely the financial and security considerations, we have been given as Catholics a tradition that protects and promotes the… Continue reading Crossing the Divide: Part II
With the most recent attention on immigration within our nation's political sphere, there was ample discussion on the cost, danger, and long term effects of our current policy on immigration. While each of these are worthy considerations from a financial and security standpoint, there still remains a profound understanding that under guards our Catholic teaching and our… Continue reading Reappraisal- Crossing the Divide: Foundations of a Theology of Migration and Refugees
privilege noun priv·i·lege \ˈpriv-lij, ˈpri-və-\ : a right or benefit that is given to some people and not to others : a special opportunity to do something that makes you proud (Merriam-Webster) I grew up in a single parent home, the daughter and granddaughter of educators, not affluent but replete with love and the basic… Continue reading Living a Life of Privilege
Can we even imagine a world where none of these exist? In small ways, I believe that we can, because we know the existence of good in knowing God. We have witnessed kindness and compassion, and instances whereby goodness has triumphed over evil. Yet in the kingdom of God, God’s goodness and reign is completely… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Can I hear my Father’s Voice?
“When Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was furious, and he gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under, in accordance with the time he had learned from the Magi. Then what was said through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled:… Continue reading To Honor the Innocents
It’s Worth Revisiting Wednesday! A place where you can come and bring a past & treasured post to share, and link-up with fellow bloggers! Co-Hosted with Allison Gingras at Reconciled To You. Lately, it seems, there has been much talk of violence.Violence in the streets of our major cities , and violence in the hearts… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Hearing My Father’s Voice