Heroes are not made in the warm hallways of cul-de-sac safety. Nor are they made of black and white print from the critic's air-conditioned desk.
In November 2008, a Latino man, Marcelo Lucero, was stalked and murdered on a street in Patc
President Obama is keeping hope alive for comprehensive immigration reform legislation this year.
Knowing that we are going to die, how then should we live?
A friend tells me that she finds it difficult nowadays to admit that she is a Catholic.
I catch up on my news in the airport. Yesterday I watched this obscure story about a second grader in Rhode Island who wore a baseball cap to school with soldiers carrying guns on the front.
We are witnessing a massive despoiling of God's creation that will impact ecosystems for generations. Our response must think that far ahead as well -- to our children and our children's children.
I was glad the president emphasized the need to break our addiction to oil in his speech last night, and I thought he did a good job of demonstrating commitment to the people of the Gulf region.