Pauline Hovey

Pauline Hovey is a writer living in southern New Mexico near the El Paso-Juárez border. She gained a clearer understanding of the plight of migrants and asylum seekers by volunteering for nearly five years at hospitality centers in El Paso, Texas.

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I've volunteered at Annunciation House. The Texas attorney general is plain wrong.

Learning to see with different eyes

Falling deeper into God

To free one asylum seeker was a grace beyond description

Love won't let us live on our own terms

Accompanying migrants at the border enriches our spiritual lives

Remembering the farmworkers whose harvest feeds us each night

This tension is a holy thing

The gift of an unexpected midwife

Catholic women pursue pro-life values at the border

Letting go and giving all to God in 2021

Wade in the water, wait in Juárez

Tend to what repulses you

Lazarus at our gate

El Paso response to violence called an 'outpouring of love'

Bishops decry border 'emergency' as locals step up for migrants

El Paso faith community, papal delegate affirm solidarity with migrants