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Category: Immigration Subcommittee Media Watch

Make Your Voice Heard

Please let President Biden and his administration know you strongly support temporary protective status (TPS) for immigrants from Nicaragua, Nepal, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala by signing this petition from CASA. Since 1990, temporary protected status (TPS) has allowed migrants from countries with unsafe conditions to reside and work legally

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Virtual Pilgrimage of Mother Mary Lange

February 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3pm “…Mother Lange’s love for all enabled her to see Christ in each person and the pain and prejudice of racial hatred never blurred that vision.”  Come join St. Ignatius, the Racial Justice Circle and the Pastorate of St. Ann, St. Francis Xavier and

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Jesuit Refugee Service Launches Plan to Help Integrate Immigrants

About a year ago Jesuit Refugee Service/USA staff at the U.S.-Mexico border realized something about many migrants’ journeys: They needed as much help settling into their final destinations as they did when they first entered the country. This week, the organization launched a new initiative to respond to that need

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US to Begin Accepting Venezuelan Claims Under New Migration Plan

New programme will allow 24,000 Venezuelans into the US, but most arriving at border with Mexico will be expelled. United States immigration officials are set to begin accepting applications for a new parole programme for Venezuelan asylum seekers, in a plan that will see most Venezuelans trying to enter the US through

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The Feast of St Ignatius

July 31, is the feast day of St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus who passed away on this day in the year 1556. Born in 1491, Ignatius was a different kind of saint. As the noted Jesuit historian Fr. John O’Malley, SJ, observed, “Ignatius redefined the

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Sr. Simone Campbell Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

On July 7, 2022, President Joe Biden presented Sister Simone Campbell, S.S.S., former executive director of NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom along with 16 other individuals who have “made exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values, or security of the United States, world peace, or

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Many Thanks for a Wonderful Forum!

On Tuesday November 16th, the Justice and Peace Committe held a community forum to help better inform voters for the upcoming Maryland Gubernatorial election. The church hosted 4 of the canditates for a successful discussion. Official Press Release OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Monday, November 1, 2021 CONTACT: Candra Healy | St.

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Third Sunday of Lent

Each Lent, Christians raise the two short and direct questions to Jesus. They are the questions of John the Baptist: “Are you the one? Or should we expect another?” Jesus’ first way to answer that is to show us in an earthly way: he heals the blind, he defeats Evil

Second Sunday of Lent

People utilize Lent for all sorts of mixed motives. Lent may be the season to jump start New Year’s Resolutions. It may be that time of year to reignite prayer, to revitalize relationships, to lose weight, to avoid chocolate, give up whiskey, end the salty language, and get away from

Third Sunday of Lent

Each Lent, Christians raise the two short and direct questions to Jesus. They are the questions of John the Baptist: “Are you the one? Or should we expect another?” Jesus’ first way to answer that is to show us in an earthly way: he heals the blind, he defeats Evil

Second Sunday of Lent

People utilize Lent for all sorts of mixed motives. Lent may be the season to jump start New Year’s Resolutions. It may be that time of year to reignite prayer, to revitalize relationships, to lose weight, to avoid chocolate, give up whiskey, end the salty language, and get away from

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