Britt Luby received her master's degree in religion from the Graduate Theological Union in conjunction with the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California. She works in hospital chaplaincy. She is a Baptist Joint Committee on Religious Liberty Fellow and a member of Daughters of Abraham, an interfaith women's group. You can learn more at brittluby.com.
Neighbor before house, the house is gone. Neighbor before house, here is some food we managed to find. Neighbor before house, at least we have each other.
I have heard it said that if the public could see the physical images of violence after a shooting, perhaps we would all be more fervent in our demand for radical change. I have seen it. Must I make you look, too?
One month after Uvalde, we are growing numb to gun violence. Even so, we must resolve to comfort the mourners, to beat guns into plowshares, and to say “never again” and mean it.
I felt alone after my miscarriage. Then other women (like Meghan Markle) began sharing their stories.
We are called as Catholics to honor the dignity of every single person—and there are small but meaningful ways to reach out to someone who has experienced a pregnancy loss.