Some political issues remain simply political until they visibly impact the lives of those around us. Then suddenly we recognize them as issues of human dignity. My latest column for CatholicMom.com, a “World View Wednesday” post,Â revisits one suchÂ situation about a most serious political issue of our day: immigration reform.Â
Truth be told, immigration reform was once just a bunch of talking points that affected a group of people. But then something happened to shake that up. Immigration reform became no longer just about â€œthose people,â€ but rather, a topic that deeply affected people I knew — fellow parishioners and community members.
Read the full articleÂ here.
I’m interested in hearing your thoughts. How are you and/or your parish welcoming the immigrantsÂ among us?Â
Our Lady of Guadalupe, patron saint of the Americas, pray for us, especially our political leaders and Catholic Bishops as they continue to dialogue about this issue.