What I’ll Take With Me

As hard as it is to believe, Christian and I had our last Spanish class yesterday. After a little more than seven weeks, our time is up at La72, and we’ll be heading to Mexico City  on Wednesday… Read More

Hidden Oasis

After nearly two weeks of being here in Mexico, there are a lot of things that I want to share. Difficult things. Moving things. Heart-breaking things. For right now, though, I don’t want to do any of that…. Read More

Been There, Done That

One of the things that has surprised me thus far—though it shouldn’t have—was the amount of people I’ve met here at La Setenta Dos that have already been to the United States. It’s difficult to say how many,… Read More

Not So Minor

A man of great conversion, Francis is probably most well-known for dramatically renouncing his earthly wealth and high social status in order to minister to the lepers, those people so sick and disgusting that they needed to live outside the… Read More

Franciscan Justice: A Life of Minority

As I’ve mentioned on a few occasions, one of the defining characteristics of Franciscans (and one of the main reasons that I was drawn to this life in the first place) is our call to peace and justice… Read More