Mike Jordan Laskey is the director of Life & Justice Ministries for the diocese of Camden, New Jersey. Jordan Laskey completed a master's degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame through the university's Echo: Faith Formation Leadership Program, and he has a bachelor's degree in English, also from Notre Dame. He lives with his wife, Genevieve, in Haddon Township, New Jersey, and blogs for the Camden diocese at camdenlifejustice.wordpress.com.

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Experiencing God at a rock show

Young Voices: My wife and I went to two rock concerts, and these shows turned out to be the most spiritually energizing experiences I've had in a long time.

My Jewish grandmother's hospitality transcended divides

Young Voices: Mina Yohalem Laskey was smart and cultured and opinionated and strong, and she put openhearted love and support of her family ahead of everything else.

7 ways I find human goodness in pickup basketball

Young Voices: In the local high school gym, we've learned success requires sharing, teamwork, persistence and wanting the best for each other, over and over again.

We need Lent now more than ever

Young Voices: I wonder how the country might change if we Christians doubled down on our Lenten observance this year, inspired by the radical love poured out on the cross.