A Poem by Wally Swist

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"before the range / of small mountains lush with the greens of summer / cast their shadows in the rain light . . ."

Corruptions of the Heart by Nancy Enright

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What can the work of J. R. R. Tolkien teach us about gun violence?

On Being Seriously Free, Not Stubbornly Liberal by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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A reflection on two experiences of synodal listening. "It was here, in this room, at this time, that we were one."

There Is No Godly Justification for Guns by Julie A. Ferraro

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Any Catholic who currently owns firearms should turn them in to law enforcement to be destroyed.

Race and the Fall by Pieter Dykhorst

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We must unravel the “otherism” at the core of human nature that infects all relations and from which racism springs.

A Poem by Gerard Garrigan, OSB

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"That river that was within you and through, / And through you that river there did still pulse . . ."

A Prayer for Graduates by Julie A. Ferraro

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Remember: It takes more than the outer forms of religion to heal the divisions of our society and bring justice to the oppressed.

Two Poems by Marjorie Power

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"I catch light, here between / dwelling places, each with its name. . . ."

Mere Survival: Notes on an Enduring Illness by Walker Storz

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"It is unnerving to realize how quickly one can adapt to this, to accept sleepwalking rapidly through highlight reels of weeks, then months, then years."

Time and Materials by William Droel

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Does a spiritual motivation lurk “in the gears of modern routine”?