Alex Garcia has not left the grounds of Christ Church in Poplar Bluff, Missouri for three years. He is living at the sanctuary parish which provides protection from being deported.
All posts by Ángel Flores Fontánez, SJ
Ángel was born and raised in the city of Caguas, the "real capital" of Puerto Rico. Drawn to the Society of Jesus by the spirituality of Saint Ignatius, he entered in 2016. Currently he is studying for a M.A. in U.S. History and a graduate minor in Women and Gender Studies at Saint Louis University. He is passionate about Civil Rights history, antiracism, advocacy for free ice cream, and video games.
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Chadwick Boseman Forever
Black Panther fans around the world were saddened to learn of the death of 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman last week. He played in several iconic roles, and in each of these films Boseman portrayed a dignity that he carried with him offscreen.
Racism and White Supremacy | Know Justice, Know Peace: A Jesuit Antiracism Retreat
Racism manifests itself as white supremacy in the United States. Ángel Flores Fontánez introduces these and other concepts, summarizes the history of white supremacy, and identifies white fragility as a great obstacle to defeat the sin of racism. He also invites us to imitate Jesus in his ability to accept correction and convert from wrong ways.
Know Justice, Know Peace: A Jesuit Antiracism Retreat
The Jesuit Post presents “Know Justice, Know Peace: A Jesuit Antiracism Retreat.” In this trailer, Ángel Flores Fontánez introduces you to this four-week retreat which seeks to assist Christians in their growth as antiracist followers of Jesus. It will consist of twelve short talks published in the form of videos and podcasts and they will be published three times a week for a month.
Open Letter to a Friend Waking Up to Racism
Welcome to the resistance, here’s how to proceed.
Carta Abierta a un Amigo(a) que Despierta Ante el Racismo
Bienvenido(a) a la resistencia, así es cómo debes proceder.
A Pilgrimage Through the South: What the Martyrs Taught Me
Ángel Flores Fontánez reflects on his time following in the footsteps of Civil Rights heroes and how we might imitate them today.
Una Peregrinación por el Sur: Lo que los Mártires me Enseñaron
Ángel Flores Fontánez reflexiona sobre su camino siguiendo los pasos de los héroes del Movimiento por los Derechos Civiles, y en cómo podemos imitarlos hoy.
5 Points for Racial Healing in Bishop Seitz’ Letter on Racism
An invitation to honesty and anti-racism in the face of white supremacy in the United States.