Mourning Into Action

When one man gets shot, when five police get targeted by a sniper, when a baby dies from gun violence, we all hurt. It happens to us all. As people of faith, there are helpful places we can go. We can turn toward lament, knowing God can withstand our anger and pain: Hear my prayer,Continue reading “Mourning Into Action”

Fighting Disease

On August 18, in light of Ferguson, Kaya Oakes, a Catholic writing faculty member at UCBerkeley, tweeted: The sickening thing about racism is how repetitive it is. From generation to generation. That’s also the definition of a disease. It got me thinking hard about generational disease. My friend talked about being worried when his wifeContinue reading “Fighting Disease”