In the face of violence and lies, we are called to be living water

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace On Sunday, January 10, four days after the horrendous attack on the Capitol building—and ten days before the inauguration of Joe Biden as president—I knew that the homily at Masses had to speak to these dramatic and uncertain moments. One principal note in the readings for … Continue reading In the face of violence and lies, we are called to be living water

This new year, let us take our cue from Jesus’s injunction: “Let the children come to me”

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Someone said recently that we are placing high expectations on the New Year 2021. Surely there is a huge sigh of relief across the planet as this “Annus Horribilis” of 2020 ends. The natural and surely God-given sense of hope and optimism in every human heart … Continue reading This new year, let us take our cue from Jesus’s injunction: “Let the children come to me”