Posts Tagged ‘refugees’

Reflections on White House Executive Order

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Earlier today, I sent the following letter to the priests of the Archdiocese of Washington regarding the recent White House executive order. Today, I write to you regarding the recent White House executive order which suspended entry into the country of foreign nationals from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen, for 120 days, […] [Read more]

Migrants and Refugees Challenge Us: The Response of the Gospel of Mercy

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

It is not hard to remember from last fall the images on our television screens of the thousands and thousands of migrants and refugees streaming into Europe from Africa and the Middle East. Some of these people’s journeys began in perilous boat rides across the Mediterranean Sea. Now the issue of taking in refugees has […] [Read more]

Out of the Darkness

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Christmas lights are one of the most universally enjoyed traditions of the Christmas season.  Outdoor lights decorate our homes, trees and fences.  Through windows we see Christmas tree lights twinkling, candles burning and fireplaces glowing. Over the coming days, we will note the absence of these lights as our Christmas celebration comes to an end. […] [Read more]