A Culture of Care in the Amazon: Part Three

Brazil’s Black Awareness Day Highlights Indigenous Peoples Friar Erick G. Marin Carballo OFM Conv. lives with other religious and laity who are part of his itinerant team. Their shared life…

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During friar Tom Smith's prayer time one morning last week, he began reflecting on the feast of Epiphany and the experience of some recent immigrants who arrived at Holy Cross…

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Room for Asylum Seekers

Holy Cross Retreat Center (HCRC) near Las Cruces, New Mexico, partners with the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services (LIRS) to assist refugees seeking asylum. They've helped settle refugees from Afghanistan,…

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Working for Nonviolent Change
L to R: Judy Coode (Pax Christi International); Bishop John Stowe; Sr. Natalie Becquart (Undersecretary of the Synod of Bishops)

Working for Nonviolent Change

“Pope Francis, Nonviolence and the Fullness of Pacem in Terris” is the title of a conference held earlier this month in Rome, Italy. Catholic Church leaders and participants from 28…

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A Culture of Care in the Amazon

Friar Michael Lasky reflects on his trip to the Amazon and his visit with Friar Erick Marin Carballo. Friar Erick serves on a team of itinerant missionary disciples in the…

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