Parish Articles

Day: August 4, 2021

Protect Asylum Seekers: End Title 42

Title 42 prohibits the entry of people who potentially pose a health risk, either by virtue of being subject to previously announced travel restrictions or because they unlawfully entered the country to bypass health screening measures. Title 42 continues to deny the dignity of migrants and their legal right to

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Laws Passed in July

Hunger & Poverty Laws Hundreds of new laws are on the books in Maryland as of July 1. These include a repeal of the Civil-War-era state song, support for low-income and at-risk students to continue their education; tax credits for diaper donations; crisis support for service members, veterans and their families;

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What to Pray When You Don’t Feel Like Praying

by Bonnie Gray I didn’t know that I was hiding. I’ve always been good at praying. Or so I thought. My dad left when I was 7. I’ve always looked to God as my Father, my provider. What I didn’t realize is that God wants to be more than just

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The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in a Nutshell

 by: Angie Turner, J&P Editorial Coordinator The Justice & Peace Committee supports the belief that police have a role in creating a just society. We acknowledge that the current justice system is flawed. Unlike Abolish and Defund strategists, we support the belief that with proper reform, police can properly do

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How Did You Celebrate Ignatius?

by Eric Clayton This past Saturday — the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola — my wife and I attended a wedding. It was the wedding of a good friend, someone we’ve known for many years and with whom we share many friends, acquaintances and colleagues. The church was full

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The Fourth Sunday of Easter

This coming week’s Gospel antiphon is “I know my sheep, and mine know me.” Jesus’ voice calls us to follow him as a shepherd not only because of his voice but because of his dedication and willingness to die for us. Some sheep are near to the shepherd. Others roam

Third Sunday of Easter

Next Weekend’s Gospel Reflection (Third Sunday of Easter) will be Luke 24:35-48 where Jesus Appears to the Disciples. Here’s a nice reflection on that passage! Click here to view this weeks’ Parish: ‘The Thought’

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

This coming week’s Gospel antiphon is “I know my sheep, and mine know me.” Jesus’ voice calls us to follow him as a shepherd not only because of his voice but because of his dedication and willingness to die for us. Some sheep are near to the shepherd. Others roam

Third Sunday of Easter

Next Weekend’s Gospel Reflection (Third Sunday of Easter) will be Luke 24:35-48 where Jesus Appears to the Disciples. Here’s a nice reflection on that passage! Click here to view this weeks’ Parish: ‘The Thought’

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