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Hacer el trabajo digno es su propia recompensa

Berta Cáceres en el Río  Gualcarque en la región del Río Blanco en Honduras, donde tanto ella como Copinh mantuvieron una lucha de más de dos años para parar la construcción del projecto hidroeléctrico de  Agua Zarca, con sus terribles … Continue reading

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Telling the truth is an honorable act: it is not “bashing”

“More and more I feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than have the people of good will. We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions … Continue reading

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Berta Isabel Cáceres, ¡presente!

I have been to too many funerals, memorial services, celebrations of people’s lives, but tonight’s memorial event for Berta Isabel Cáceres, the Honduran environmental activist who was murdered on March 4th, may have been one of the most moving and … Continue reading

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Let the new world begin!

Here it is again, from me: For all of you (us) depressed and negative about last night and about Bernie’s possibilities on the Democratic ballot: 1. We knew back in April of 2015 when he announced his candidacy that it … Continue reading

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On the discourse between latinos, hispanos, chicanos or whatever you have chosen to call us, and the rest of the people in the United States of America

First of all, let me explain to you that America is not a country. This is a fight that I have been engaged in since I first came to the US and was told by a racist parent in my … Continue reading

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Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent: Upheaval and protest

Today is the third Sunday of Lent and also International Women’s Day. We see Jesus the Jewish errant sage on a rampage, throwing the moneychangers out of the temple, an angry Jesus who is acting in a very disagreeable fashion. … Continue reading

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Homily: A Time to Be Transfigured

“It’s a question of discipline,” the little prince told me later on. “When you’ve finished washing and dressing each morning, you must tend your planet.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943. Today in the Christian calendar is the Second … Continue reading

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Female and male created she them.

I am considering the differences between pantheism and panentheism. The first is forbidden to Christians and of course to Catholics, the second one apparently is not. I have always considered myself a secret pantheist, because of believing God was in … Continue reading

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Oh to be in Austin…

February 3, 2014  Oh to be in Austin chained right here right now to compañeros fighting the separation of families baby from mother, father   sister brother, the cilantro growing in the yard behind the house where sheets used to … Continue reading

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