Effie Caldarola: Forced labor and what we buy

In this time of globalization, and with Pope Francis reminding us to remember that justice isn’t just a local issue, my bed sheet set took my thoughts a world away.

Katie Prejean McGrady: In defense of hope

“We wait in joyful hope and ask, ‘Will it happen tomorrow?’ And we pray diligently that we will welcome the coming of our savior with hearts ready for his return.”

Brett Robinson: A place to be fully human

“What happens when our home no longer feels like a sanctuary? What happens when the cares of school and work can no longer be left behind but are ever-present as long as there are phones and laptops in the same space?”