Who are you?

“Who are you?” It is a question – perhaps the definitive question – of identity. In The Power of Identity Manuel Castells defines identity as “people’s source of meaning and experience” (Castells 6). On a superficial level, the identity question is one question that has many answers; it is a situational question of meaning and…

Franciscan Comfort

It was a particularly difficult night. I was suffering emotionally, distraught, helpless. Trying to organize the tornado of thoughts and feelings reeling through my mind, I prayed. I prayed that I may offer up my suffering for all those who care for me … physically, emotionally and spiritually. I held my Franciscan crown rosary tightly…