Tag Archives: immigration

Empathy and compassion

Yesterday I went to bring papers to the widow I have been helping.  After twenty-nine years of marriage to an abusive husband, a marriage in which she stayed in obedience to her marriage vows, as she is a fervent Catholic, … Continue reading

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Immigration in troubled times and cold days

December 5th WCDF Vigil Vigilia del 5 de diciembre en el Centro de Detención Held by Lacey Hunter with the help of Kristi Laughlin and Silvia A. Brandon Pérez as music leader – celebrada por Lacey Hunter con la ayuda … Continue reading

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The injustice of an imperial system

On May 28, 2010, a longtime resident of San Diego, Anastasio Hernández Rojas,was brutally beaten, shot repeatedly with a Taser and killed by border patrol agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. As happens these days, eyewitnesses recorded the … Continue reading

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Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent: Upheaval and protest

Today is the third Sunday of Lent and also International Women’s Day. We see Jesus the Jewish errant sage on a rampage, throwing the moneychangers out of the temple, an angry Jesus who is acting in a very disagreeable fashion. … Continue reading

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May 7

May 7 Back from the vigil a letter denies the appeal 19 months in jail for a crime that did not happen. I am frozen, 2 days in grief, puzzlement, Job asking what else, what now. Sleep, weep, scream, pull … Continue reading

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Oh to be in Austin…

February 3, 2014  Oh to be in Austin chained right here right now to compañeros fighting the separation of families baby from mother, father   sister brother, the cilantro growing in the yard behind the house where sheets used to … Continue reading

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