Grief and gratitude at Thanksgiving

keenan“It is ok to grieve on Thanksgiving, because when we grieve we feel how much the love is between ourselves and those whom we lost,” writes Canisius Professor James Keenan, SJ, in an essay for Commonweal magazine’s blog.  “When we feel that love, we are grateful for that gift.  They go hand in hand.  I am as grateful for the grief as I am for the love.” Fr. Keenan is the director of BC’s Jesuit Institute and Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program. Read more of his essay, “Grief and Gratitude at Thanksgiving.”

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