Safety amid violent conflict – Brian Kassock CSB reflects on what comforted and inspired him and kept him safe during a dangerous time in Northern Ireland.

“A thought came to me strongly to look in the rear of the stall. When I did, in that split second, I saw a bomb there.”

People around the world have been galvanized into considering what can be done to face up to both gun crime and terrorism. Young folk have been energized to march in cities demanding action. Leaders and organizations have advocated for various solutions.
Amid the important conversations taking place along those lines, I’ve found there is great value in…..Read More

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