Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 29

The reflection below is written by Martha Hennessy and excerpted from our Advent-Christmas 2020 reflection booklet (still available as a download for your e-reader). Martha lives and works on the family farm in Vermont and at Maryhouse House Catholic Worker in New York City. She is a retired occupational therapist and has eight grandchildren. She … Continue reading Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 29

Video: The Life and Witness of Ben Salmon

from DePaul University's Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology Watch the video below for a great introduction to Ben Salmon by Michael J. Baxter. On Christmas Day 1917, Ben Salmon, a young Catholic husband and father in Denver, refused the draft into World War I. He was consequently arrested, placed in military prison, and … Continue reading Video: The Life and Witness of Ben Salmon