gun violence

An homage to Holy Ground on the Streets: “Polo” in memorium

February 13, 2019

“Polo” was a man. He was a man who made his home along the North Claiborne Avenue corridor. I did not know Polo but I do know that he breathed, he ate, he wanted, he dreamt, he laughed and cried. Polo knew hunger and likely knew fullness. I am sure that Polo, like all of […]

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Uniforms for Anna’s Place: Esteem building and making a statement!

January 3, 2019

Youth in New Orleans have increased self esteem and are excited when they have the opportunity to march in parade and to wear a uniform. Several years ago I had an opportunity to collaborate with the very early days of The Roots of Music program. One of the main features of that very successful program […]

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On Guns: A Reflection by Fr. Terry

January 24, 2013

I was raised in a “gentleman’s hunting” family. I likely killed more clay pigeons than I did animals, but I did kill animals and trapped them in the marshes that are now subdivisions in Mississippi and did the manly hunting camp thing for wood ducks etc. Whenever I shot an animal sometimes my response was […]

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