Dorothy Day Center for Faith & Justice

deepening spirit, pursuing justice & promoting pluralism at Xavier University



Christmas Friends

Christmas is all about the love. And friends can show us that love in so many ways. Mallory Williams is a sophomore Digital Media and Advertising major from California. She is a member of the Common Ground Team.

Joy to the World

“May Christmas joy and burning love take root in me and grow until they bloom on Christmas Day, to carry joy to the world and inspire hope to renew the face of the earth.” This is a quote taken from... Continue Reading →

No Greater Hope

Finding hope in the words, "Kellie, I love you." Kellie Goff is a senior Theology and Communications major from sunny Southern California.

CFJ Advent Series Intro: What Awaits Us?

Advent, the Christian season themed around anticipation, preparation, being awake and alert, is an especially poignant one for me as a father of two young sons. My wife and I know well the stretches of life that were marked by... Continue Reading →

Give More Every Day

The holiday season is upon us and this brings many of us a lot of cheer. As exams finish up, snow is frosted everywhere covering the ground and we feel the weight being lifted from our shoulders as we begin... Continue Reading →

Give More Encouragement

Have you ever wonder how just one simple word, phrase or action that you commit could impact another’s life with powerful significance? Whatever action you display, positive or negative, the impact is more influential than a conglomerate of us realize.... Continue Reading →

Give More Grace | Joy | Hope | Love

I’m one of those people who grew up obsessed with Christmas, your thinking to yourself, ya you and everyone else. But, for me it was an absolutely magical time, jingle bells, ho ho ho, mistle toe, tinsel, glitter, Santa Clause,... Continue Reading →

It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving

“It's not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.”             ~Mother Theresa   Christmas season is a time when every street is filled with shoppers, every kitchen is filled with home-cooked meals, and every home... Continue Reading →

Give the gift of ‘More’

  Many faith traditions celebrate a holiday season which includes the giving of gifts.  For the Christian tradition that season is, of course, Christmas.  The word Christmas is from the old English meaning “Christ’s Mass” and is a time for... Continue Reading →

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