We present to you this year’s Advent reflection booklet, “The Work of God’s Hands” by Rachel Schmidt and Robert Shine. This reflection booklet makes us aware that God is the potter, and we are the clay. We offer daily reminders that all will be restored to peace if we allow our Creator to shape us […]

by Sr. Anne-Louise Nadeau, Programs Director We gather in prayer and in peace with aching and broken hearts to be in solidarity with brothers and sisters who, for centuries have suffered and endured systemic racism. We gather because we believe that building the Beloved Community is worth our greatest efforts. Wherever we have been since […]

The premeditated events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia this past Saturday are heartbreaking, cruel, and racist. It is time for all of us to have vivid clarity about what people of color have known and been saying all along: the United States has a racism problem. Our ignorance and silence must end now. We […]

  This slideshow requires JavaScript. SHADOW ON THE ROCK by Daniel Berrigan, S.J. At Hiroshima there’s a museum and outside that museum there’s a rock, and on that rock there’s a shadow. That shadow is all that remains of the human being who stood there on August 6, 1945 when the nuclear age began. In the […]

Seventy-two years ago, on August 6 and 9, the U.S. Government did the unspeakable and dropped two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, thus beginning the Nuclear Age. On the anniversaries of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we are co-sponsoring two events with the Washington DC Catholic Worker in an effort to repent […]