ISRAEL-PALESTINE DELEGATION: Grasping for peace in the Holy Land

by Judy Coode Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns Our first week in the Holy Land has whooshed by. We’ve talked with Palestinians (and a couple Israelis); processed along the separation wall; visited a hilltop of resistance (Tent of Nations) and a hilltop of community (Neve Shalom); prayed at the sites of Jesus’ birth, miracles, passion … Continue reading ISRAEL-PALESTINE DELEGATION: Grasping for peace in the Holy Land

HAITI: God walks beside us as we struggle toward redemption

by Judy Coode, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns The Catholic cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, stands in ruins, destroyed in the January 2010 earthquake. A glimpse of its past beauty can still be spied in the slivers of stained glass window that cling to crumbling archways. Even before the quake, the people of Haiti had experienced … Continue reading HAITI: God walks beside us as we struggle toward redemption