Posts from February 2021

Stations of the Cross Reflections

The First Station: Jesus is Condemned to Death This is how it all begins, sentenced like a common criminal, accused of crimes he has not committed. Yet, our Savior humbly accepts the criminality of all of humanity placed on His shoulders as our Passover lamb. It shakes me to think that just a few days previous, people from all walks of life…

Lent 2021

Lent 2021: Possibility of Encounter As we anticipate with hope the relaxing of social distancing measures due to the pandemic…as we reach out to those whose identity and experience may be different than our own, especially those who have been placed on the margins in our society…as we seek to know and love more intimately Jesus Christ in prayer, fasting and almsgiving…the…

Community Ministry Connection: Franciscan Peacemakers

Each month the Human Concerns Committee will highlight the work of a community organization doing outstanding ministry in the city of Milwaukee. Our first Community Ministry Connection for the month of February 2021 is Franciscan Peacemakers. Mission Franciscan Peacemakers connects women survivors of sexual exploitation to safe housing, meaningful work and a healing network of support. We work for an end to…