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Sr. Helena Monahan, Sr. Kathleen Coughlin and Bridget Flood represented the Incarnate Word Foundation as part of a delegation from FADICA to the Vatican. FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities) organized a week of meetings on critical issues facing our Church. The highlight of the trip was a Papal audience in St. Peter’s…
The document Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love – A Pastoral Letter Against Racism was developed by the Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was approved by the full body of USCCB at its November 2018 General Meeting and has been authorized…
In the wake of decades of horrific child sexual abuse by Catholic priests and unconscionable cover-up by those in higher authority, the Catholic Church is facing a challenge even bigger than the scandal itself. It is faced with the dazed and confused voices of its own faithful asking questions like these: How could this have…
The Race For Reconciliation at Tower Grove Park took off on Saturday, September 30. This was the second annual race sponsored by St. Louis Reconciliation Network (STLRN), RECON Community Partner. The Mission of STLRN is “to heal the broken race relations of the St. Louis region by harnessing the potential collective power of its diverse…
Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio, and chairman of the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, was scheduled to deliver a special presentation in St. Louis on March 22, 2018 entitled: ‘The Church as a Consistent Voice to Eradicate Racism.’ He was unable to attend, due to health concerns. The Diocese…
On August 17, 2018, the Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, hosted a Listening Session at the Richard Al Chaifetz School of Business at St. Louis University. “Listening, Learning, Leaning on God: Stories of Brokenness with a Call to Reconciliation and Change,” marked the first of many such sessions planed for Catholic…
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