Blooming Where I’ve Been Planted

At the beginning of the year, I thought I wouldn't want to stay in Minnesota after my JVC year. But I didn’t want to just enter and exit without getting to know anyone.

Day 29: Shadows

As an Undocumented immigrant, I have felt the loneliness, fear, and sadness that this status has placed on my person. Many of us have used this darkness as a tool for our own protection, but during these unpredictable times, we, immigrants and refugees, must act and face the light.

Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder of Homeboy Industries, to receive Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal

Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California and 2016 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice keynote speaker will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre Dame’s 172nd University commencement ceremony on May 21.