Yesterday, The Washington Post ran an article titled “Trump vows mass immigration arrests, removals of ‘millions of illegal aliens’ starting next week”. The article references a Monday night tweet from President Trump that reads, “Next […]
Becoming Mother Hens: A Response to Family Separation at the Border
By Jennifer Owens-Jofré Los pollitos dicen Pío, pío, pío Cuando tienen hambre Cuando tienen frío La gallina busca El maíz y el trigo Les da la comida Y les presta abrigo Bajo sus dos alas […]
See, Judge, Act: The Pastoral Circle and Separation of Families at the Border
By Jennifer Owens-Jofré I have compiled a list of resources about the separation of migrant children from their parents that have been helpful to me in discerning steps forward on this issue. In the list […]
Being Neighbor in the Crisis of the Prevailing Paradigm: Accompanying Immigrants
It has been a difficult week in my ministry, but an excruciating week for those I love who are vulnerable and targeted because they are alternately documented in this age of Trump. I live and […]
The Silence of St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Americans and the Sin of Racism
St. Patrick’s Day confronts us with the sin of racism and the obligation for those who honor this saint to work to end discrimination.
Pope Francis, Visit the American Lampedusa and Teach Us How to Weep
On his first trip outside of Rome, Pope Francis did not visit a famous city to meet with significant dignitaries and political leaders. Instead, Pope Francis visited the island of Lampedusa off the coast of […]
St. Patrick’s Day…Reconsidered and Reclaimed
This past weekend I had the chance to go down to New York City for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. The great weather combined with a weekend holiday made for a huge crowd. Over two […]
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