• Displaced Iraqi Families Flee ISIS

    Wronging Each Other in the Name of God and Ideology: Reflections on and from Mosul by Ahmad al Hadidi

    I have been living in the United States for almost fourteen years but I never imagined that I would be witnessing from my comfort zone here the destruction of my birth city Mosul. Yet, another war in my life made me not only suffer but also ponder on why we,

  • How Boycotts Can Stop Pipelines by Hattie Nestel

    In the dead of winter or sweltering summer heat, several of us hold signs reading Boycott TD Bank–Support Standing Rock. Have stood like this this twice weekly for more than six months and have distributed some three thousand leaflets urging account holders to move their money out of TD Bank.

  • Hope Found at Agape by Celia Dolan

    In mid-May, I embarked on a journey with five fellow Stonehill College students for a HOPE service trip (Honoring our neighbor, Organizing for justice, Practicing peace, Encountering God).  We drove about two hours from Easton to Hardwick, unsure of what we would find at our destination. Upon our arrival, we

  • Three Generations of Divide and Conquer by John Paul Marosy

    Divide and conquer is a time-honored strategy that ruling elites use when they don’t have solutions to problems. The problem in the U.S. today is not “immigrants,” it’s the divide and conquer strategy being cynically deployed by the corporate ruling elite to consolidate power and feed the greed machine,  Wall

  • A Speck at the Sea by Dave Legg

    A breath in fog at the edge of dawn am I Standing on rock by crashing sea Waiting and hoping on the Source Again and again in each moment Love melts fog. “Come to me at the sea drink your fill of Light” Knowing God is Love for all gratitude

  • Like a Horse and Carriage by Fr. John Sullivan MS

    After over a year of not seeing one another, I was grateful for the opportunity to visit recently with my good friends Suzanne and Brayton. Our friendship goes back more than 25 years when I would stop at Agape during my visits home to the States while working as a

  • Making Mundane Moments Meaningful by Kelton Tupper

    Much of my two months spent at Agape have been mundane, and I mean that in the best possible way. I have spent most of my life in the hustle and bustle of a D.C. suburb. Things are fast paced, and there is always something going on. Any break in

  • Voices of Agape

    Sarah Kothe, Boston College grad, 2012 writes six years later of internship at Agape This letter to Agape has been percolating in my mind for some time now. I was an Agape intern in 2011 with Erica and the two lassies from Ireland. That summer was a formative experience in

  • Samah from Aleppo

    A Plea for Samah, an Aspiring Architect from Aleppo, Syria by Kate Carew

    I’m writing today to ask your support through prayer, a donation, or spreading the word for Samah, age 19, from Aleppo Syria, whom after my own prayer and discernment, I decided to host through a crowdfunding campaign, via a non-profit called Humanwire, a 501(c)3 with a U.S. base in Colorado. 

  • Guests Dawn & Guillaume

    Last month, we had the pleasure of hosting two fantastic guests, Guillaume (of France), and Dawn- local of Barre, who worked in the office of the Insight Meditation Society now moving onto her spiritual journey across the world. Guillaume had sampled the sounds of New York on his way here,