Stitching Together Peace

Stitching Together Peace

When Sister Donna Brunell began sewing in the convent, she had no idea it would turn into a lifelong passion. However, what began as a functional tool to create habits and then lay clothing soon blossomed into a hobby and then a ministry. “Art that lifts the spirit is...
Just War?

Just War?

Flickr: Jayel Aheram   Lately it seems to be harder and harder to come to grips with war. Or the idea of war and what to think of it. I say I’m against war but then I remember WWII and all the pride everyone felt in defeating an enemy that carried out a sneak and...
Just War?

Just War?

Lately it seems to be harder and harder to come to grips with war. Or the idea of war and what to think of it. I say I’m against war but then I remember WWII and all the pride everyone felt in defeating an enemy that carried out a sneak and cowardly attack against us....
Students Find Reflection, Peace at Mariandale

Students Find Reflection, Peace at Mariandale

Last Wednesday, one hundred and three freshmen, and twenty-five of their peer mentors and faculty leaders, came to Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center from Cristo Rey New York High School to pray, reflect, and unite as one class. According to the Cristo Rey New...

Is Peace What We All Want? February 1, 2015

A recent New York Times review of The Good Spy told the story of Robert Ames, a CIA operative who died 30 years ago. Much of Ames’ career was spent in the Middle East, including Lebanon, where “he grew close to Ali Hassan Salameh . . . , a member of the inner circle...