Dignity in the Election Season

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace The readings today struggle with the dark side of human nature.  The wicked set a trap for the just in the first reading.  James discusses the destructive effects of “jealousy and selfish ambition.”  The disciples in...

Fair Trade: A Teen's Travels to Nicaragua

By Emily McCrorie. Emily, 17, is a high school senior. This past July, I traveled to Nicaragua with a group called Witness for Peace in order to learn about how the economic policies of the United States affect Nicaragua. The delegation focused on fabric and the...

September 2, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Many thanks to Jim Wahl, our pastoral musician for his energetic and thoughtful presentation on growing in holiness as disciples of Jesus Christ.  At the end of his presentation at many of the masses, he invited us to join him in singing a...

A Fair Day for Labor

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace During tough economic times, we become aware of how important work is to our lives.  Without stable, gainful employment, we can become suddenly vulnerable without access to medical care or if we lose our housing.  We...
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