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Entries Tagged as Peace, Justice, and Advocacy

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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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January 03, 2017 · 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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Post-Election Reflections

November 15, 2016 · No Comments

With hindsight, we can say that we should have seen it coming.

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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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Meet the Travelers to Ecuador 2016 St Mary’s (Los Gatos, CA) Immersion Trip

March 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Meet the travelers on the 2016 St Mary’s (Los Gatos, CA) Immersion Trip!

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2016 St. Mary’s (Los Gatos, CA) Ecuador Immersion Trip

March 29, 2016 · No Comments

Every spring for the last 9 years there has been a cross country delegation of BVM Associates, BVMs, and parishioners from St. Mary’s Parish in Los Gatos participating in an immersion experience to our BVM missions in Ecuador.

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Immokalee Farmworker Immersion Trip Day 3

January 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

We set off for Arcadia under slate gray skies and a torrential downpour. Luckily, by early afternoon the clouds parted and we could enjoy the Florida sunshine, and the heartwarming hospitality and smiles of those who minister to Arcadia's poor and homeless.

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Immokalee Farmworker Immersion Trip Day 2

January 15, 2016 · No Comments

Our first full day together here in Florida was spent in Immokalee where we visited the Coalition for Immokalee Workers (CIW) and the Casa Santa Maria soup kitchen that is run by Catholic Charities.

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