Parish Blog

Parish Blog

Hurricane Harvey Relief

As our thoughts and prayers go out to our brothers and sisters in Texas, we are called to concrete acts of corporal mercy – to feed the hungry and clothe the naked. If you are looking for a way to provide help, our family of four parishes will take a second collection on September 9-10 to support victims of the hurricane. Please make checks payable to Old St. Mary Parish,…

Immigration and US Catholic Bishops Statements

Article 5 in the series Last week, we looked at what Catholic Social Teaching says about immigration, and this week we’ll look at a few statements from our US bishops on the issue. Please keep all immigrants and refugees in your prayers and contact Andrew Musgrave (musgravea@archmil.org or…

Immigration and Catholic Social Teaching

Article 4 in the series Last week, we looked at what scripture and tradition say about immigration, and this week we’ll look at what Catholic Social Teaching says about the issue. Please keep all immigrants and refugees in your prayers and contact Andrew Musgrave at musgravea@archmil.org or 414-271-6577 with any questions. Since in 1891, our popes have been explicitly…

History of Immigration

Immigration Throughout Our History (Article 2 in the series) Last week, the issue of immigration was introduced along with some of the key ideas to consider, and this week we take a look at the history of immigration in our country. Please keep all immigrants and refugees in your prayers and contact Andrew Musgrave at musgravea@archmil.org or 414-271-6577 with any…

Immigration – An Introduction

Article 1 in the series Starting this week, a series of articles on the topic of immigration can be found in our bulletins and on our website and Facebook pages. The issue of immigration and refugees is one of the most difficult topics facing our world, and we – the people called by Jesus to love our neighbor and welcome the stranger – must work to support the people…
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