Dan Berrigan: ¡Presente!

From the prophetic mouth of the late Dan Berrigan, on the 1st anniversary of 9/11 (An Interview with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow, September 11, 2002): An anniversary like this induces—seems to me, induces silence rather than a lot of words, but I’ll try. A few minutes after this horrid event a year ago, the phone …

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Daniel Berrigan: Ten Commandments for the Long Haul

re-posted from http://rosemarieberger.com/ 1. Call on Jesus when all else fails. Call on Him when all else succeeds (except that never happens). 2. Don’t be afraid to be afraid or appalled to be appalled. How do you think the trees feel these days, or the whales, or, for that matter, most humans? 3. Keep your …

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Daniel Berrigan: ¡Presente!

By Bill Wylie-Kellermann, “Giving Voice”: a tribute for his mentor Daniel Berrigan who crossed over at 94 yesterday ————— the heart dares the word dares the page lest love stick in the throat of this pen, and go untold i remember my name in your voice echoing down the underground hall beneath niebuhr place: come, …

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Frida Berrigan’s Statement at Liz McAlister’s Sentencing

Liz McAlister, the eldest of the King Bay Plowshares 7, was sentenced on Monday via video to time served, three years supervised release and for a portion of the restitution for the seven of just over $30,000. Frida Berrigan offered the statement below before her mother was sentenced. Good morning, friends, My name is Frida …

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Hot off the Press: It Runs in the Family by Frida Berrigan

It Runs in the Family: On Being Raised by Radicals and Growing into Rebellious Motherhood By Frida Berrigan “A moving chronicle of the things that make for love and peace, elegantly written by a woman who knows more than most about both. How to balance family, children, intimate partnership with urgent rescue of the gravely …

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