ELECTION 2016: Would you like some prayer with that ballot?

from the Springfield Dominicans You are invited to spend a few moments with God before you go into the voting booth. Today we are releasing Take it to Prayer: A Spiritual Reflection for Voters. The brief guide is meant to help busy people prepare themselves spiritually before they vote. “Voting is one of our primary … Continue reading ELECTION 2016: Would you like some prayer with that ballot?

REFLECTION: When did we confuse freedom of speech with the freedom to be rude?

by Joan Chittister, osb Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace I’ve written or spoken a good many times about the incivility that unmonitored social media sites have generated in this country. Someplace along the line we have managed to confuse freedom of speech with the freedom to be rude, crude, mean, hurtful or brutal — … Continue reading REFLECTION: When did we confuse freedom of speech with the freedom to be rude?