In Thanksgiving: Remembering Sr. Ardeth Platte in this season of peace

by Mary T. YelenickPax Christi UN Team, New York City The night of September 29, 2020, Sr. Ardeth Platte – having spent the hot summer working daily in her garden at the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker House in Washington, D.C., supplying people in need with fresh produce; and having, just two days, earlier delivered a … Continue reading In Thanksgiving: Remembering Sr. Ardeth Platte in this season of peace

Pope Francis in The New York Times: A crisis reveals what is in our hearts

by Pope FrancisThe New York Times [Ed. Note: This op-ed appeared in The New York Times on Thanksgiving Day.] In this past year of change, my mind and heart have overflowed with people. People I think of and pray for, and sometimes cry with, people with names and faces, people who died without saying goodbye … Continue reading Pope Francis in The New York Times: A crisis reveals what is in our hearts