Offer It Up by Nancy Enright

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Wearing a mask is uncomfortable, inconvenient, and difficult. It can also be a form of sacrifice, a way of "offering up" to God.

“The Devil Was Running Things Then”: The Rwandan Genocide and the Poetry of Witness by Andrew Kaufman

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A poet processes a global atrocity, bearing witness to a world in which violence, mendacity, and prejudice can somehow coexist with expressions of solidarity and love.

The Message: A Story by James Magner

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A tender tale of consolation from the world beyond.

Awakening to God at the Beach by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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As I walk, I mimic the cry of the gulls, the hasty pace of the sanderlings, the egrets’ mincing walk, the crabs’ sideways crawl. I find joy in the obvious diversity. I crane my neck to see pelicans glide with prehistoric grace across the tops of the waves.

Editorial: The Double Standard of Justice: A Catholic Response to Kenosha

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Too close an association between law enforcement and armed vigilantes does not bode well for democracy, de-racialized policing, or public safety.

From the Archives: "Jose Hobday Loves the Church, Tiptoes Around"

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An ongoing series of articles from the TAC archives, beginning with an interview with Native American Franciscan Sister Jose Hobday.

Constantly Renewed Gifts: On Inner Prayer by Wally Swist

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Especially in times of stress and even those stretches of chaos, through lean times and during periods of dread, I and those around me have benefitted by my practice of inner prayer.

Fighting Termination: A Review by Chris Byrd

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A richly textured novel brings an era of Native American history to life.

A Life Inspired: A Review by Amy Nicholson

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A beautiful tribute to a kind and generous woman who exemplified the spirit of the Beatitudes.

Violence and Contemplation by Ed Burns

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Genuine faith will help us to get at the root of the things that we struggle with and wonder about in our daily lives, including matters such as violence.