FaithLast Take
Kerry Weber
The new health guidelines for attending Mass raise concerns for parents of young children during an already challenging year.
Mourners participate in a peace march May 6, 2016 prior to the funeral Mass of Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. Father Berrigan, a peace and social justice activist, died April 30 at age 94. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) 
FaithLast Take
James Martin, S.J.
Dan may have been a “radical,” but he was also a man committed to his Jesuit vows.
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FaithLast Take
Debra K. Mooney
We are all emerging from our Covid retreat and encountering sensory overload, writes Debra K. Mooney. The principles of Ignatian retreat and discernment can help us with the re-entry process.
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Mary Gordon
I believe that because the people about whom I am writing share with me a vocabulary, a set of images and shared practices, there are some firm grounds on which we can all stand.
Marty Baron, former editor of The Boston Globe, walks the red carpet as he attends the Boston area premiere of the film "Spotlight" at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, in Brookline, Mass, Oct. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
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Eileen Markey
An outsider in parochial Boston not beholden to ties of kin and culture, Mr. Baron greenlighted an expensive and difficult investigation. 
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Nichole M. Flores
In the past, one “discordant” homily could make me consider finding another parish. Now, I can ponder, discern and pray instead of feeling the urge to assert, fight and win.