Tag: immigration

Love without Borders

On this day when we celebrate our independence – the birth of our nation – I recall to mind the words of the Spanish cellist Pablo Casals:

Loving Our Neighbor . . . the Immigrant

Friday’s Gospel reading is from Matthew 12:28-34 One of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him, “Which is the first of all the commandments?” Jesus replied, “The first is this: Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone! You shall love… Continue Reading “Loving Our Neighbor . . . the Immigrant”

God’s Viewpoint on Immigration

From today’s first reading: Thus says the LORD: “You shall not molest or oppress an alien, for you were once aliens yourselves in the land of Egypt. You shall not wrong any widow or orphan. If ever you wrong them and they cry out… Continue Reading “God’s Viewpoint on Immigration”