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Meet and Greet of Asylum Seekers – by Sister Bridgetta Rooney, CSJP

I have recently joined a very enthusiastic group of people in Loughborough from a variety of backgrounds, who take it in turn from Monday to Friday to “meet and greet” asylum seekers who come to sign on at the Loughborough Immigration Enforcement Centre. 472 more words

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Power of One

The Congregation and eastern regional offices in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey are housed in a building called Shalom Center. Once upon a time the second floor of Shalom was a dormitory for some of the approximately 100 orphan boys that lived here; others slept in the larger St. 372 more words

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God is with me in the faithfulness – Sister Louise DuMont

At 91, Sister Louise DuMont is, as she always has been, quiet, peaceful, unassuming and reflective. She is also, as she has always been, a woman of wisdom and deep insight. 756 more words

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The Blessing of Family

On Sunday, Catholics celebrated the “Feast of the Holy Family,” appropriately positioned in the liturgical calendar on the Sunday following Christmas. Along with the many opportunities to share time with my family over the holidays, the feast day awakened special memories of growing up in my family of 10 children, 6 girls and 4 boys. 973 more words

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Sisters Help “Stamp Out Despair”

The Statue of Liberty looms large in New Jersey where our Eastern CSJP region is located. And yet, more than 2,000 immigrants languish in “detention” centers and in our county jails.  239 more words

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And as he drew near, when he saw the city, he wept over it, saying, ‘If you also had known on this day the things that lead to peace; but now it’s hidden from your eyes.’ Luke 19:41-42 (The New Testament, Nicholas King) 154 more words

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Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis...

That first line (which is all I know) of an old song has been resurfacing in my mind from time to time in recent days. 299 more words