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BSL in the News

Check out BSL in the news this week: Chicago Tribune Catholic New World Pulitzer Center Enjoy some fresh perspectives on Brothers and Sisters of Love! To support the cause, donate via PayPal at http://www.brothersandsistersoflove.com   

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A Walk for Change

“Be safe!” “Stay away from the Southside.” These are a few examples of the many advice friends and family gave me before I left for Chicago. Up until now, most of them did not know about some of the areas … Continue reading

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The Case of the Chocolate Bunny

A well-built man, commanding in presence and successful in life, is first to admit he did not think walking the streets was the greatest idea ever invented. He did not immediately see the wisdom in approaching gang members, especially the … Continue reading

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Judgment v. Love

In Chicago, the murder rate is rising. In the thirty years that Brothers and Sisters of Love has been facing violence on the streets of Chicago I am amazed at how much Chicago has changed. Then I visit a victim’s … Continue reading

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Love v. Fear

The air was oddly still as Brother Jim and I approached 53rd and Hoyne that Friday night. We had heard of two gang members who had been killed in a retaliation shooting the previous day, and we were looking for … Continue reading

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We’re Having a Party!

Top Five Reasons Why You Should Come to Friendly Tap next Tuesday, April 24th: 1. All the food and drink you can get your hands on. Join us for unlimited beer and wine, and tasty treats from area restaurants. 2. … Continue reading

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Disposable.

We live for things that are disposable: diapers, napkins, containers, cleaning products, and the like. These items are just so darn convenient because we no longer have to fix anything. Instead, we throw it away—no clean up, no preservation, and … Continue reading

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