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Dwell in peace, Fr Dan Berrigan

May 6th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Before you get serious about Jesus, first consider how good you are going to look on wood! Daniel Berrigan wrote those words and they express a lot about who he was and what he believed in. He died on May 1 at age 94. No short tribute can do justice to Dan Berrigan. He defies quick definition and facile description. He was, at once, the single-minded, obsessed activist, even as he was one of the most complex spiritual figures of our generation. He exhibited both the fierceness of John the Baptist and the gentleness of Jesus. An internationally-known social justice ... continue reading.

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  • Diaconate ordinations in Rome, Lectorate in Birmingham.
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  • Cardinal Vincent Nichols’ analysis of Amoris Laetitia.
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