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.

Making Room for the Immigrant Piligrim

It’s most often around Christmas when we hear spiritual reflections about immigrants: a couple of strangers come to town, and nobody seems to have any room in their homes or their hearts to welcome them. Yet, in this season of... Continue Reading →

Loving All Starts at the Cross

Love. It’s something that each and every human being longs for, and is often considered a basic necessity that contributes to one’s overall health and well-being. But what exactly is love? This question is fairly difficult to answer; the definition... Continue Reading →

Love All: Repeat

As a theology major, I spent a good amount of time this past semester pondering the inadequacy of language when it comes to talking about God. As soon as I say one thing about God, I have to, in a... Continue Reading →

Love All the Moments

I hate putting up Christmas tree ornaments. Hate it. Especially now that I’m in college, it isn’t like it used to be. No, now ornaments are a chore. Therefore, as I grudgingly dragged my slippered feet downstairs this evening to... Continue Reading →

Love All of Our Broken Pieces

How do we love all in world where hurt and pain are common? Love is vulnerability, honesty, and trust. Love can hurt, trust can be broken, and vulnerability can be scary. Wouldn’t loving all open us up to all of... Continue Reading →

Give More Love

"What is Love? Baby Don't Hurt me!" ... Sorry, I couldn't help myself! Love, to me, is warm apple pie served over a slice of cheddar cheese (it's a southern thing) with a very generous size scoop of vanilla ice... Continue Reading →

Give More Time with People We Love Most

As much as we hate to admit it, either because we don’t want to seem ungrateful or selfish, many of us have received gifts from people that were actually junk we probably didn’t need or want. Chances are also high... Continue Reading →

Spend a Little Less and Love a Whole Lot More

I have a goal this holiday season: to spend less. That probably sounds a little shallow, so let me explain. It’s more than just being a severely indebted work study student who barely has time to shower, much less get... Continue Reading →

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