The Common Good

This Holiday Season: Fast. Reflect. Pray. Celebrate. Act. Change

Date: December 13, 2013

Rudy Lopez and dozens of others in the Fast for Families movement will break their fast today in the tent which has been their home with the Capitol as a backdrop after up to 22 days of fasting in a spiritual effort to fix America's immigration system.

"But this is not the end," said Jim Wallis, who has also fasted. "This is the beginning."

Actually, the beginning of the Fast for Families campaign began November 12 with Eliseo Medina and a handful of activists fasting for 22 days. When they broke their fast, Rudy started his to keep it going. So have dozens of others. And now it's our turn...