by Tony Magliano Recently I was given a unique opportunity to experience some of the bitter hardships endured by fellow human beings fleeing drug-gang violence, oppressive poverty and economic injustice south of the U.S. border. The day after a talk I gave at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Parish in Tucson, Arizona, I entered into a […]

Wednesday, March 22 Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9, Matthew 5:17-19 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.” Matthew 5:17 by Bernadette O’Neill Today’s readings in both the Hebrew and Greek Testament speak at length about laws, statutes, decrees, and commands. Many […]

by Tony Magliano People are beginning to starve to death in South Sudan. The United Nations has formally declared that a state of famine exists in this east African nation, with 100,000 people immediately facing starvation, and 1 million additional South Sudanese teetering on the brink of famine. “Many families have exhausted every means they […]

Dear Companions on the Journey, A majority of the world’s countries are holding negotiations at the highest level of international governance, the United Nations, to ban nuclear weapons on March 27. This has never happened before, and it is crucial that all nations participate. However, US government officials refuse to participate in the nuclear ban. […]