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Day: February 24, 2022

March 30th Town Hall Meeting by the Maryland Catholic Conference

The theme of each town hall is “Care for Our Common Home – Environmental Responsibility in Maryland.” These town halls are timed to happen during, and have some influence upon, the Maryland General Assembly of 2022 as it considers critical climate and environment legislation. The first was on February 15

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Advocacy for an Environmental Human Rights Amendment

On February 23 at 1pm before the House Environment and Transportation Committee, there is a hearing for HB596 Constitutional Amendment – Environmental Rights. The proposal is the Environmental Human Rights Amendment to amend the Constitution of Maryland to establish that every person has the fundamental and inalienable right to a

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Update On Time to Care

What is Time To Care? The Time to Care Act (HB8/SB275) will help Marylanders take time away from work to care for new babies, loved ones with serious health conditions, or themselves. With income partially replaced from an insurance fund into which they’ve paid, families are also better able to

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Paid Sick Leave and Time Off

What is the importance of paid sick leave and paid time off? A current hot-topic in Maryland Legislature is explained by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

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The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Blood transports oxygen, it returns carbon dioxide as well as cleansing and nurturing the body with food and hormones. Some faint at the sight of it. We think of all the blood spilled in the world today and pray for peace. Christ’s blood was necessary. But our brothers and sisters

The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Blood transports oxygen, it returns carbon dioxide as well as cleansing and nurturing the body with food and hormones. Some faint at the sight of it. We think of all the blood spilled in the world today and pray for peace. Christ’s blood was necessary. But our brothers and sisters

The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

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