Monthly Archives: February 2014

“Peace begins when the hungry are fed.” – Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day, founder of The Catholic Worker, publication, and service program to the poor and spiritually bereft, began The Catholic Worker movement during the Depression, when people without jobs, hungry, lined up on the streets of New York City.  Day … Continue reading

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Cargo

The documentary (based on the book) “Guns, Germs, and Steel,” by Jared Diamond, professor of geology and physiology at UCLA, chronicles an interdisciplinary attempt by Diamond to explain why Eurasian civilizations have survived and conquered other civilizations, while at the … Continue reading

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Witness

Last week I stopped at the grocery store in my neighborhood on a bright, sunny day, at noon.  Usually I park a bit of a walk away, but I was in a hurry, so I joined the lines of cars … Continue reading

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