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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.

'PURE': a poem

Melissa Menny puts to meter the experience of a Black Catholic in an era of social unrest, sexist status quos, and clerical compromise.
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