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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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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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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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A Poem for Christmas

December 24, 2016 · No Comments

God bless you in this season and always.

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Fourth Week of Advent

December 18, 2016 · 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 · 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 · 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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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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First Sunday of Advent

November 29, 2016 · No Comments

Wow! How did the year go by so quickly? Here we are, lighting the candle for the first Sunday of Advent. The readings tell us to get ready, to BE ready. I am not.

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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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