During lauds this morning, my community and I prayed the Common of Pastors to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whom we remember in a special way today. Given the increased barrage of racist and White supremacist language and violence that has emanated from the Oval Office of late, it was especially fitting that we … More Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have heard from more than a few people that they have received some blowback and criticism for attending the Women’s Marches this weekend. The criticism took on many forms, from sarcastic comments and remarks before the march to condemnation on social media – I saw a friar become “unfriended” on Facebook and even saw … More Working for Justice: Encountering Blowback
This morning we will enter into a new age in our nation’s history. While many of us stand in fear because of the promises and threats made these past few months, let us remember that we are first and foremost a people of faith. We are called to continue our work for justice, to stand with our … More We Shall Overcome
A little late in getting today’s reflection out, but what a day to reflect on the current state of affairs in our country. Today, with less than a week until the inauguration of the new president, we take pause to commemorate and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We also continue our Novena … More Day 6: Racial Justice