Dorothy Day Center for Faith & Justice

deepening spirit, pursuing justice & promoting pluralism at Xavier University



Why am I an Immigration Reform Activist?

For more information on the Campaign to Citizenship visit: It was a Saturday morning, around 9am under a typical morning in El Salvador: hot and humid—too hot and too humid, even at 9 in the morning.  My brother and I... Continue Reading →

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 →

Becoming the Immigrant Sheep

When an alien resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress the alien.  The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were... Continue Reading →

Facing Difficult Choices

Sitting in the intersection of economics, politics, theology, and international relations, immigration is a difficult issue to tackle. To keep it simple, I decided to reflect on it as a human issue. In more than ten years of working with... Continue Reading →

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