Hospitality: A Franciscan Response to the Immigration Conversation

 

What happens when a family is divided by deportation and other effects of immigration policy in the US?Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, New Mexico, has offered hospitality to a father and his US-born son after the mother was sent to Colombia in May 2017. The Center's Director, Fr. Tom Smith OFM Conv., discusses the situation and a Franciscan response in the midst of a complex conversation.

 

Fr. Tom Smith, OFM Conv. is Director of Retreats at Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, New Mexico.