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

February 09, 2017 · 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 · 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 · 1 Comment

Catholic Schools: Communities of Knowledge, Faith and Service

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National Migration Week – January 2017

January 17, 2017 · 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 · 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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Ecuador Immersion Trip Reflection

December 01, 2016 · No Comments

Our time in Ecuador was filled with memories that will last a lifetime. The four ministries that we visited gave us a sense of the needs that are being met by BVMs in partnership with the people of Quito and Guayaquil. We were even able to help with some of the hands-on tasks at the Working Boys Center.

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Project IRENE: Comprehensive Immigration Reform – Election Evening Reflection

October 26, 2016 · No Comments

Let us all take this opportunity to join together in prayer for comprehensive immigration reform.

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Day one of the Ecuador Immersion Experience

April 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

The first full day in Quito was a very full one indeed

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Seeing the Inner Beauty

April 17, 2016 · No Comments

Often I would drive by a church of another domination on my way to work, and it seemed that the entire front was made of dark glass

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Let’s Have a Minga!

April 06, 2016 · 1 Comment

When people form a minga, they come together and work toward a common goal that benefits those involved, similar to a barn raising in the US.

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