Stop the Killings

From today’s First Reading, in Leviticus 19:16 — “You shall not go about spreading slander among your kin; nor shall you stand by idly when your neighbor’s life is at stake.” I’ve always wondered what the Church and religious people in Germany and around the world did during the time of Hitler. Killing six million…

A Letter to Myself

THE FAST THAT MATTERS   This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke. – Isaiah 58:6   It’s been a while since I fasted from food during Lent. Yes, I abstain from meat and fast on the Fridays…