Gang violence, wars, racial and religious persecution and extreme poverty are key contributing factors to the migration crisis. While some state that “the boat is full,” people continue immigrating to look for a better life. What should be our response? We have much to learn from the new arrivals in our countries, much like the generations before us. As we prepare for Christmas, let’s remember that Jesus was an immigrant too, who invites us to “welcome the stranger,” whether it’s someone who lives in my block but thinks differently, or the immigrant from the other side of the globe.
Pursuing a vocation while the Catholic Church is troubled by the abuse scandal
The Kino Border Initiative takes care of people who were rejected at the Mexican border or deported
In a new city for grad school, the first lessons were about trust
A reflection on Walt Disney’s Moana