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Our Faith

There is no easy answer to suffering

Working with at-risk youth has taught me that love matters—but it isn’t always enough.

I work with homeless and at-risk youth. I’ve been doing it for 42 years, during the first couple decades in or around New York City and for the last 20 years in Vermont at a nonprofit organization called Spectrum Youth &...

March 2024

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Staying grassroots

As the Catholic worker movement enters the digital world, it confronts questions about its place in the real one.
BY RENÉE RODEN

Community of welcome

The Kino Border Initiative sets an example in advocating for migrants and refugees.
BY KATIE BAHR

A deadly myth

We can’t understand racial violence in this country without going back to Europeans’ first encounters with Indigenous people.
AN INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT P. JONES

My father’s regret

Work is valuable—but maybe you should play a little more.
BY EVELYN BENCE

You are loved

In the face of suffering, sometimes there are no easy answers.
BY MARK REDMOND

Observing Ramadan gave me a deeper appreciation for the Christian season of Lent.

Father Bryan Massingale