archbishop oscar romero: a life of solidarity with the poor

Today, May 23rd, in San Salvador, is the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero. I was living in St. Joseph’s House of Hospitality Catholic Worker in Rochester, NY when I first encountered his works and life. It was there I read The Violence of Love and watched Romero. Oscar Romero spoke out for justice and called out theContinue reading “archbishop oscar romero: a life of solidarity with the poor”

in celebration of earth day, mary oliver’s “the sun”

Have you ever seen anything in your life more wonderful than the way the sun, every evening, relaxed and easy, floats toward the horizon and into the clouds or the hills, or the rumpled sea, and is gone– and how it slides again out of the blackness, every morning, on the other side of theContinue reading “in celebration of earth day, mary oliver’s “the sun””