At the Intersection: The problem with peace is that too often in war, the idea of peace is, "My side wins." We have to be smarter than that.
Distinctly Catholic: I grew up in the little town of Hampton, Connecticut, which then had a population of about 1,400 and today is home to some 2,000 souls.
Making a Difference: Reflection on moving away from war should be central to every Memorial Day. Once, I turned for insight to the late Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan.
Memorial Day: I love my country. I marched in and still cry at parades. My dad was a World War II veteran. But I abhor war.
"I don't want to see names. I know who did it -- who got killed," one veteran said. " ... They're not forgotten."