9/11: A call to prayer and peacemaking

by Jim Hug S.J. A flurry of conflicting realities converged on me this morning in a way I found challenging:   The Gospel at liturgy happened to be Luke 6:27-38: “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you… Turn the other cheek…. Then you will be children of the Most High, for God … Continue reading 9/11: A call to prayer and peacemaking

9/11 ANNIVERSARY: In the shadow of the Cross

by Nancy Small, Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace In the days that followed the September 11th tragedies, a powerful symbol arose from the wreckage at Ground Zero.  Workers there discovered the remains of two steel crossbeams that were part of Tower One.  These crossbeams somehow held together when the building collapsed, and they emerged … Continue reading 9/11 ANNIVERSARY: In the shadow of the Cross