Entries by Christopher Kerr

Catholic Sisters Urge Presidential Candidates to Engage in Civil Discourse

More than 5,600 Catholic Sisters signed a letter asking the US presidential candidates “to engage in political dialogue that reflects the principles and values upon which this nation was founded.”

Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola: Be Filled with the Light of That Fire

In letters to Jesuits heading out on mission Ignatius would write, “Go, Set the World on Fire.” Can we take up this call through our actions, as people of solidarity with those whose dignity is threatened by the realities of injustice? Like the Samaritan, can we “Set the World on Fire” with acts of justice that overcome things like hate, violence, and poverty?

From Cleveland: Let Go Of Your Stereotypes

I implore everyone to refrain from “Us vs. Them” thinking that might incite violence and further divide us in any way. For those in Cleveland, be present at the events in the way you see fit (attending, protesting, observing, etc.), but when encountering a being with a different perspective, please try to listen for the most basic goals you share, like safety.