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Amplifying Black Voices: John Lewis

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

As I write this, we are in the midst of a week-long remembrance of John Lewis. He was a man of deep faith and conviction and these values helped shape the Civil Right Movement. He once said: I'm deeply concerned that many people today fail to recognize that the movement was built on deep-seated...

School Tools 2020

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

School Tools Starts Now Yes, it's true that COVID-19 has made our annual school supply drive just a bit more of a challenge. Families still need our help, though, and any school supplies you can contribute will help. If you are coming to the in-person Masses or are able to stop by the...

Amplifying Black Voices: C.T. Vivian

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This past week, we lost two prophets of the racial justice movement - and you may have heard much more about one than the other. John Lewis was an incredible witness to love, justice and persistence and there is much more to say about him next week. This week, we focus on C.T...

We Cannot Look Away

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You might remember that last year I was part of a pilgrimage to the Arizona/Mexico border to find out more about the struggles of immigration. This past week I read an update from Sr. Norma Pimentel, a fierce advocate for human rights and dignity for all who wait in limbo at the border &ndash...

Amplifying Black Voices: Emmanuel Acho

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Emmanuel Acho is a former National Football League player who recently began a series of conversations about racial justice called Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man. He says, “Racism is not a virus of the body; it is a virus of the mind, and unfortunately, it can be lethal. You...

Amplifying Black Voices: Tevin Williams

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Tevin Williams is a young Black man from Georgia who became a Catholic at Easter in 2019. In his search for a community to share his faith, he found the Catholic Church and is glad he did. Now, he is speaking out in a plea for our church to address America’s original sin of racism...

An Invitation to Meet

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In Times Like These Living Lives of Love and Justice How can Scripture and Catholic Social Teaching help us to navigate our lives right now? How can our community of faith stand together in love and service for each other and for our world? Come together in conversation to build community and...

Octave of Easter

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Why is the Octave of Easter So Important to the Church? According to the General Instructions of the Roman Missal, (the GIRM, the rules for celebrating the Mass), the Days of the Octave of Easter is listed second in order of precedence, equal to Christmas, Epiphany, Ash Wednesday, and...

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