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Answering the Tough Questions on Immigration, Part 3

Article 8 in the series Last week, we continued our look at how our bishops have addressed some of the tough questions surrounding immigration, and we’ll finish that this week. Please keep all immigrants and refugees in your prayers and contact Andrew Musgrave at musgravea@archmil.org or 414-271-6577 with any questions. There are several tough questions surrounding the issue of immigration, several of…

Answering the Tough Questions on Immigration, Part 2

Article 7 in the series Last week, we looked at how our bishops have addressed some of the tough questions surrounding immigration, and we’ll continue that this week. Please keep all immigrants and refugees in your prayers and contact Andrew Musgrave at musgravea@archmil.org or 414-271-6577 with any questions. There are several tough questions surrounding the issue of immigration, several of which have…

Answering the Tough Questions on Immigration, Part 1

Article 6 in the series Last week, we looked at a few statements from our US bishops on the issue, and this week we’ll see how our bishops have addressed some of the tough questions surrounding immigration. Please keep all immigrants and refugees in your prayers and contact Andrew Musgrave (musgravea@archmil.org or 414-271-6577) with any questions. There are several tough questions surrounding…

Becoming Catholic

Do you want to learn more about the Catholic faith?  Are you interested in becoming Catholic? Are you an adult seeking First Communion and Confirmation? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, we invite you to journey with us this year for the RCIA! Every year adults are welcomed into the Catholic Church through the Rite of Christian Initiation for…

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 414-271-6577) with any questions. The US Conference of Catholic Bishops, in 2003, published a…

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 speaking out on…

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, the issue of immigration is foundational in…

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 questions. Immigration…

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…

Community Gardens

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. Rita garden and over…