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Transfiguration

“We are all agents of transfiguration. Go forth and transform your personal relationships, your community, your world, so it becomes hospitable to joy, to justice, to freedom, to peace.” Archbishop Desmond Tutu “Today I stand here by your side, privileged and

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Equality for LGBT Families: Lay Catholics Must Lead

In 1965 Thomas Merton, in an open letter to the US Bishops said:  The Christian is called . . . to obey the Gospel of love, for all men, and not simply to devote himself to the interests of a

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New People, New Poets, A New Vision of the Future

People often ask me about my fixation with poetry the same way they ask why I remain Catholic. Even as they shrink from both, there is an appreciation of the mysteries and the challenge both represent.  Not my cup of

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