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Travelers on St Mary’s Parish ECUADOR IMMERSION TRIP 2-15-2017 TO 2-25-2017

February 09, 2017 · By: Elizabeth Avalos, BVM · 1 Comment

Once a year in the spring and sometimes in the summer, pilgrims from St. Mary’s join with BVMs and associates to participate in an immersion trip to our missions in Ecuador. This effort is coordinated by the St. Mary’s Partners in Mission Core Team whose members include BVM associates Carol and Francis de Carvalho.

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 22, 2017 · By: Marilyn Wilson, BVM · No Comments

Much has happened in the world of ending Human Trafficking since I blogged last year in January, 2016. Now it is once again Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Not a day goes by that there is not something in the news or a fresh resource is found or new federal legislation is passed.

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Catholic Schools Week 2017

January 17, 2017 · By: Bernadette McManigal, BVM · 1 Comment

Catholic Schools: Communities of Knowledge, Faith and Service

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National Migration Week – January 2017

January 17, 2017 · By: Elizabeth Avalos, BVM · No Comments

Pope Francis asks us to view our interactions with migrants as an engagement with Jesus, he calls us to create a culture of encounter.

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What Is Trafficking and What Can We Do?

January 11, 2017 · By: Rose Mary Meyer, BVM · No Comments

January has once again been proclaimed as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month by President Obama. Also, at the end of December 2016, Pope Francis sent a letter to bishops about injustices regarding children including lack of education, malnutrition, sexual exploitation, and slave labor.

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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January 03, 2017 · By: Suzie Wright, BVM Associate · 2 Comments

As January is the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, would you please consider taking a few minutes each day in praying for trafficking victims?

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A Poem for Christmas

December 24, 2016 · By: Grace Mendez, Associate · No Comments

God bless you in this season and always.

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Fourth Week of Advent

December 18, 2016 · By: Grace Mendez, associate · 1 Comment

It is amazing to me that, as we approach Christmas, as we near the end of Advent, when things are getting more frenetic, the fourth Sunday of Advent is Peace!

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Third Week of Advent

December 11, 2016 · By: Grace Mendez · No Comments

The candle we light this week is the candle of joy…the rose within the purple candles. This is my favorite of the themes. In this season of Advent, of anticipation, joy is surely a sign of our preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus!

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Second Week of Advent

December 06, 2016 · By: Grace Mendez, Associate · No Comments

This second week of Advent we hear the cry of John the Baptist, “Make straight the way of the Lord.” We are told to prepare, to prepare our hearts and lives.

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