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Repentance

The Hebrew Scriptures Address Racism

I am still encountering the intellectual, emotional and spiritual challenges of the JustFaith anti-racism modules.  Before I share with you more of what we are grappling with in these modules, I wanted to share with you the context in which we are struggling with racism in America:  the Bible.  Specifically, we are trying to ask …

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Showing Respect Through Catholic Social Teaching

Many or most of us were taught to respect other people.  Give an elder your seat on the bus.  Open the door for the mother with the stroller.  I know I was taught these things.  And I don’t remember being taught that Black elders didn’t deserve respect.  But that was many, many years ago and …

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For What Shall We Repent This Lent?

Last fall, I wrote about what I was learning in my JustFaith program on racism.  Overt, covert, unintentional bias, white entitlement, and white supremacy.  When that concluded, I enrolled in the 2nd module, Faith & Racial Healing:  Embracing Truth, Justice, and Restoration.  Here we are getting a fuller history of what Blacks endured from becoming …

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