A Prayer for Victims of Racism and Violence

This week, I am reprinting (with permission) a prayer written by Breana Davis for the Ignatian Solidarity Network in response to the recent tragic mass shooting in Buffalo, NY. God of abundant love, In the aftermath of another horrific act of violence and racism, In which, human lives, sacred and precious, were lost, We prayContinue reading “A Prayer for Victims of Racism and Violence”

A Peace Prayer for the Privileged

I had the privilege of attending Father Dan Horan’s powerful Racial Justice workshop this past Saturday with 400 other attendees. I am also reading Father Dan’s book, A White Catholic’s Guide to Racism and Privilege. I may have more to say on the topic later, but for now I want to share this inspiring prayerContinue reading “A Peace Prayer for the Privileged”

Working for Environmental Justice

In the first chapter of Laudato Si, Pope Francis addresses global inequality: The human environment and the natural environment deteriorate together; we cannot adequately combat environmental degradation unless we attend to causes related to human and social degradation. In fact, the deterioration of the environment and of society affects the most vulnerable people on theContinue reading “Working for Environmental Justice”