Hope is the place to begin if we are to save the soul of our country

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The banner headline on this week’s November 4th edition of the Washington Post read: “A Nation Divided”— stating the obvious, as we begin to assess the results of the election. Whichever of the two candidates for president wins, the fact remains that there is a chasm … Continue reading Hope is the place to begin if we are to save the soul of our country

REFLECTION: Remaining hopeful

by Shelley Douglass Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace I’ve been thinking over the last few days about hope, and how difficult it is to maintain.  Here in Birmingham we have a twice-weekly vigil for peace.  We meet early on Wednesday morning and just before supper time on Saturday evening, we hold signs against war … Continue reading REFLECTION: Remaining hopeful