“As migration-related advocacy has been a significant focus of our work at Minnesota Catholic Conference over the past decade, I thought it important to travel to the U.S.-Mexico border to encounter the realities faced by those living and migrating there.”
The Irish spiritual writer John O’Donohue wrote movingly of thin places, those times or locations where our mind and heart seem to cross an invisible barrier, and we stand for a few moments in the presence of something ethereal, something transcendent.
If the opposite of love is not hate, but indifference, we may be having an outbreak of indifference in the realm of institutional religion. There may be a silver lining, however. Many people are spiritually hungry.