Tag Archives: migrant children

“expressing outrage” … admirable or to be frowned upon?

    I received an email from a relative last week. It was, on the surface at least, well meaning, but it could also be construed as condescending. Re your email expressing outrage with Trump and incarcerated kids, at least … Continue reading

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parental love

    Re the horrendous crime of separating the children of immigrants from their parents. (And it is a crime for which there are no moral or legal reasons, no justification, and no excuses. As the Archbishop of San Antonio, … Continue reading

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Alan Hovhaness, “Ave Maria”; governmental cruelty (including state sanctioned child abuse) beyond belief

          I am reposting here a cantata, “Ave Maria” (1955), by the composer Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000). This short piece combines beauty with pathos. I felt this morning that the music would console me. I wanted to … Continue reading

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washing their hands

    When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye … Continue reading

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