Mary Ann McGivern, a Sister of Loretto, works with people who have felony convictions and advocates for criminal justice. She lived at a Catholic Worker house for 28 years. She has been a public radio commentator and written plays and a cookbook. She lives in St. Louis.
Mary Ann McGivern
Tired of calling your members of Congress every day? Tired of saying the same old thing? Maybe these suggested messages will help. I’m using one a day and then starting over.
My brother Dave, a Vietnam vet, just got good news. His lymphoma caused by Agent Orange is in remission. I've been considering all of the ripple effects of war since he became been so ill.
NCR Today: We Catholics, white Catholics specifically, need the will to open our eyes and examine our own racist behavior. Safe spaces in parishes could help in admitting bias.