let us pray

our motherfathers who artwith us heretherehallowed be our namestrevorjacksuzannemarcellisahmaudbreonnageorgewalterrayshardbelovedbelovedbelovedon these all hallows days of commemorationa triduum of death we know notit is life we remembertheir eyes openawakesleepingpeering into our heartsare thankful for their having madeand making a difference in our liveseven now their presenceessencelighting the sky every morning and eveningwe are on the threshold ofsoul-lightthe … Continue reading let us pray

The 1958 Eviction of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Workers of Chrystie Street: Strategies for Eviction Prevention During COVID-19

The 1958 diaries of Dorothy Day (1987-1980), which should be regarded as spiritual documents that help minister her relationship with God and others, indicate that Day was experiencing threats of eviction throughout the year (Day, 1958). Day was in her early sixties when she received letters from the city of New York in 1958. It … Continue reading The 1958 Eviction of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Workers of Chrystie Street: Strategies for Eviction Prevention During COVID-19

Maria Salome: The Unknown Yet Transformative Story of a Woman Disciple of the Early Church

During the season of Easter, there was an image from last summer that I have been pondering in my heart: My whole-self walking in wonder for the first time through I vìcoli (the small streets—las callecitas) of the magical town of Veroli, located in the Latin Valley of Central Italy. The smell of the wind … Continue reading Maria Salome: The Unknown Yet Transformative Story of a Woman Disciple of the Early Church

Never Forget the Rich Young Man: The Liminality of Religious Faith Among Young People-Part 2

You can read the first part of this essay here The first part of this spiritual excursion on the life and experience of the Rich Young Man story in Mark’s Gospel (Mk. 10:17-22) was for the purpose of exploring disaffiliation and young people in the United States. The purpose of this second section is to … Continue reading Never Forget the Rich Young Man: The Liminality of Religious Faith Among Young People-Part 2