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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by David Gayes

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 David Gayes standing up for his rights at a Chicago Protest

 

Jesus said to his disciples: “Be Watchful! Be Alert You do not know when the time will come.” 1 Matthew 13:33-37

 

My name is David Gayes, and I work for Dominican Volunteers USA, a lay volunteer mission that calls each one of us to “respond to the injustices of...

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Friday, November 17, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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The leaders of 161 Catholic colleges and universities, religious congregations, national organizations, and health care providers, serving people and communities in every state of the nation, have issued a letter to the Trump Administration and Congress. 

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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Today is the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative to raise awareness about the value of recycling.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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Representatives of the Chaldean Catholic diocese of Kirkuk distribute aid to displaced families earlier this October)in Hawija. The center for internally displaced families is 30 miles southwest of the diocesan center where Dominican Friar Yousif Thomas Mirkis is the archbishop. In spite of the challenges Iraq faces Archbishop...

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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In 2011, as the result of youth advocacy around the world, the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. Its mission is to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.” It’s a...

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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Is the Reformation over? Or, has the Reformation achieved its end? That was the question posed to a group at the Mariandle Center this weekend. The large crowd gathered in honor of the five-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation to celebrate Catholic-Lutheran unity and learn more about the backgrounds of both faiths.

 

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