O Christ, It’s You Again?

Benedictines tell a joke that gets at the central tension of Christian hospitality. “Our Rule tells us that we must greet every guest as if the guest were Christ,” a monk said to me once with a wry smile. “But sometimes when the knock comes at the door we say, ‘O Christ, it’s you again?’ [Read More…]

Why I’m Going To Jail for Arresting Lady Liberty

One of the great gifts of the Catholic peace community in this country is a tradition of “public witness” that takes liturgy to the streets. In the 1960’s, Catholic priests Dan and Phil Berrigan made national news when they walked into a draft board office in Cattonsville, Maryland, wearing clerical collars and removed drawers full [Read More…]