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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…

Perspective on Immigration from Scripture and Tradition

Article 3 in the series Last week, we glanced at the history of immigration in our country, and this week we’ll look at what scripture and our tradition say 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. As previously mentioned,…

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…

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…

Community Gardening

Community Gardening – All Are Welcome! Spring means it’s time to think about gardening! The Community Garden at St. Rita will begin its ninth season and the Garden at St. Casimir will be starting its fourth season. Last season we provided over 2,126 pounds of organically grown produce for the Riverwest Food Pantry (1,245 pounds from the St.…

Live as Children of Light – Lent 2017

Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule The 2017 Lenten season begins March 1 with the observance of Ash Wednesday. Masses with the distribution of ashes are celebrated at 8:30 am at Holy Rosary (with Catholic East Elementary), 12:00 pm at St. Rita, and 6:00 pm at Holy Rosary. Click to view all Ash Wednesday masses in our Family…

Arise Parish Mission and Lenten Retreat

We are excited to be trying something totally new for our four-parish family this winter! Instead of our traditional three-night Lenten Mission, we will be hosting an inspiring Arise Parish Mission right before Lent begins, to help all of us enter into our Lenten journey with prayerful hearts. This Parish Mission will be followed by…

October 2016 Weekly Bulletin Messages

October 23 – Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Before God and the bus driver, we are all equal. (German proverb) Dear Friends, Today we read part two in Luke’s discourse on prayer. Last week, Jesus talked about the widow seeking justice from a corrupt judge who finally gave in after her persistence and reached a…

September 2016 Weekly Bulletin Messages

September 25 – Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time “Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.” ~St. Theresa of Kolkata Dear Friends, Continuing the theme from last Sunday’s readings where the Lord lifts up the…