Life, Justice and Peace Blog

Open Wounds, Open Graves, and Open Hearts

“O my people, I will open your graves and have you rise from them, and bring you back to the…

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40 Days of Solidarity

Lent is here. Ashes are received on our foreheads today and we remember that we are dust and to dust…

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Loving Our Enemy Is Not a Theory But a Way of Life

Amongst political and cultural hostilities, the Gospel call to nonviolence continues to challenge and chasten our work on behalf of…

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Welcoming the Stranger

Thanks to all who came out for OneLife LA and who have engaged in various efforts to uphold the life…

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Praying for Change in our Land and our Labor

The legacy of Roe v. Wade extends far beyond abortion as precedents were established making personal “autonomy” the sole value…

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Mission of Mercy

Happy New Year! The Year of Mercy has come to an end and given our ongoing mission of mercy we…

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“José y Maria” – Everett Patterson

Patterson writes: “A word on perspective: for this image, I chose very, very wide vanishing points. The result is what…

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“Rejoice, in the LORD who secures justice for the oppressed!”

In this Sunday’s Readings for the  Third Sunday in Advent (“Gaudete”) we are called to “Rejoice!” Nonetheless, the readings remind us…

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ADVENT: Awaiting with Prayer & Action

  ADVENT PRAYER, REFLECTIONS & ACTIVITIES CRS Fair Trade invites you to reflect on the journey that brought Mary and Joseph…

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No King But the King Who Calls Us to Solidarity

There are at least three temptations following the recent election: The first temptation is misplaced trust. We can be tempted…

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Special Reminder

“Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.”(Luke 12:32) Jesus had a…

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BISHOP VANN SHARES CARDINAL WUERL’S TIPS FOR PRACTICING FAITHFUL CITIZENSHIP

What is the responsibility of the Catholic citizen?

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