Monthly Archives: October 2012

Prayer for the Holy Souls

O God, our Creator and Redeemer, hear our prayers for the faithful departed. In Your love accept as reparation in their behalf the sacrifices we offer for them. May the merits of our good deeds help to cleanse them still …

Categories: Weekly Prayer-Quench Spiritual Thirst |

Human rights and US Security Assistance in Latin America

On September 28th I attended the Just the Facts Conference on Human Rights and Militarization in Latin America help in Washington, D.C. There seems to be no end to reports on how human rights are being disregarded, denied, and violated …

Categories: Intern Blog, Peace & Conflict Resolution |

Election E-Journey Week 4: Dare to DREAM

Thank you for raising your prophetic voice to advocate for a path towards citizenship for talented and bright immigrant youth who contribute to our communities but are vulnerable due to current immigration policy. We will provide you with sample letters …

Categories: eJourney |

Election E-Journey Week 4: Dare to DREAM

Thank you for raising your prophetic voice to advocate for a path towards citizenship for talented and bright immigrant youth who contribute to our communities but are vulnerable due to current immigration policy. We will provide you with sample letters …

Categories: eJourney |

E-Journey to Election 2012 Week 3

“Work (must) give similar rights to all those who work, in such a way that the living standard of the workers in the different societies will less and less show those disturbing differences which are unjust.” -Laborem Exercens, Pope John …

Categories: eJourney |

E-Journey to Election 2012 Week 2

Dear Columban Friend, Our daily bread provides us both with spiritual and physical nourishment. But how much do we know about where the wheat comes from to make bread? Increasingly, grains are grown with genetically engineered seeds also called GE …

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E-Journey to Election 2012 Week 1

Dear Friends in Faith, Ruben Garcia, Columban friend and founder of Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, said recently, “Until I become aware of the journey I am being asked to take, I cannot know what will be required of …

Categories: eJourney |

Election E-Journey Week 4:Dare to DREAM- Advocacy and Prayer Materials

“In the face of the many challenges unauthorized immigration creates for our nation, our elected officials have not yet reached a humane compromise, one which… provides a viable solution for the millions of men, women, and children who remain in …

Categories: eJourney |

Korean Civil Society and Faith Leaders Protest Jeju Naval Base

The construction of Jeju naval base has stirred protests. As the picture shows, villagers and activists gathered together in their makeshift camp, shine or rain, even typhoons, occupying government, with their art, protest songs, candlelit vigils and handmade signs. When …

Categories: Environmental Justice, Intern Blog, Peace & Conflict Resolution |

IRS Tips for Charitable Taxpayers

IRS Tips for Charitable Taxpayers The IRS has published a series of six tips that are designed to help charitable taxpayers. Both the Department of the Treasury and the IRS hope to enable donors to support various charities. The six …

Categories: Planned Giving |