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The Downtrodden

Stumbling Through Lent: God in the Cow Dung?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 02.16.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

As Lent moves along, I'm keeping a special look-out for God. My favorite place to look for God, I've noticed, is in people -- in their human warmth, but also in the sometimes surprising, shocking even, ways that they encounter the Divine.

Society's Invisible People

Michael J. McCarthy | Posted 06.15.2011 | Denver
Michael J. McCarthy

They are victims of urban plight and inner city decay -- the poor and the downtrodden. They include the homeless, mentally ill, unwed mothers on welfare, runaway teens, ex-offenders.