The Deepest Corner of the World

The Deepest Corner of the World

Take a look at your surroundings. Carpet floors, brick walls, a running air conditioner, electric lights, more rooms than fingers on your hand, all the technology in the world. You are luckier than you could ever imagine. There is a place 4,706.3 miles away where...
Now That Christmas Day Has Passed, Here’s a Question to Consider

Now That Christmas Day Has Passed, Here’s a Question to Consider

We all know that more than a million people escaped war and torture this year; they are refugees. (Please don’t tune me out just yet! Stay with me…) We are all also aware of some folks espousing the shutting down of our borders because people are fleeing war and...
During Advent, Time and Waiting are Gifts

During Advent, Time and Waiting are Gifts

Advent is often touted as the Season of Waiting, but sometimes we forget exactly what waiting means because most of us live in an instant society. Many get what they want when they want, and truly have a minimal experience of waiting for anything. However, I was...
Let Your Ashes Be a Reminder to You

Let Your Ashes Be a Reminder to You

Today, we bear ashes on our foreheads, given with the whisper, “You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” On Ash Wednesday, the message of ashes is more pertinent than ever. Ashes are more than an Ash-Wednesday sign of our Christianity and our belief in...
Should the U.S. Accept Refugees?

Should the U.S. Accept Refugees?

Considering the huge influx of refugees from all over the world, there doesn’t seem to be an easy solution. That’s why, instead of taking a political stance, Dominican Sisters of Hope Debbie Blow, OP and Patricia Jelly, OP choose hope. As they consider worldwide...