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Modern Catholic Pilgrim hosting Black Catholic pilgrimages this fall (and why)

October will bring racial justice pilgrimages in Louisville and Memphis—the latter featuring the grave of Servant of God Thea Bowman and the National Shrine of St Martin de Porres.

Poem: Le capitaine André Caillou et ses compagnons d’armes ("The Captain André Caillou and His Comrades in Arms")

An 1863 poem about a legendary Black Catholic Civil War martyr gets a modern translation from Mark Charles Roudané, descendant of famed Black Catholic newsman Louis Charles Roudanez.

Excerpt: The Ignatian “Magis” as an Antidote for Racism

An excerpt from "The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice: A Month of Meditations with Ignatius of Loyola", a new devotional text from Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ.

'After the Flare and Flame': an ordination poem

Fr Joseph A. Brown, SJ offers a poetic reflection on the recent ordination of Fr Ajani Gibson and eight of his fellow Midwest Jesuits.

570 executed and counting: A Pentecost season reflection

Michael Howard of Eat the Scroll Ministry offers a reflection on the execution of another child of God in America, the first under the Biden administration.

'He came to my home': a poem (ft. Henry Hampton)

As the 1987 Civil Rights doc "Eyes on the Prize" airs and streams for a limited time on PBS, a poem from a former classmate of Henry Hampton, Jr., the series' creator.

Reflection: Who is Mary in the life of a social justice advocate?

Dr. Valerie D. Lewis-Mosley offers a reflection on the life and witness of the Virgin Mary as a model for activism in the present day.
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