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Parent Leaders in Waukegan Making Progress!

Waukegan to College (W2C) Parent Leaders are making history and progress on critical issues in the school district. First, W2C Parent Leader Reyna Montes ran for school board. Although…

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L’Arche Chicago Community Hosts 2nd Annual Golf Classic

CHICAGO (April 27, 2015) – L’Arche Chicago invites you to the 2nd Annual L’Arche Golf Classic Sponsored by Wintrust Banks at Ivanhoe Country Club on June 8, 2015 from 10:00…

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Gun Violence Prevention and Scripture

We recently wrote about an Illinois State Bill that has the potential to reduce gun violence by keeping guns out of the wrong hands. Here Jean Terrien explains the…

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Sentenced as a Child, Now Sentenced Again

It was a perfect May Saturday in Chicago, students from DePaul University joined the Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation staff, youth and neighbors in a springtime cleanup and preparations…

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Jobs, Futures, and the Environment

Back in the late 1990’s I moved from Buffalo, NY where I grew up to Northeastern Pennsylvania to take a job after college.  As it happened I lived not…

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Nepal Earthquakes Emergency Appeal

Update: Catholic Relief Services Continues Response after Second Major Earthquake in Nepal After experiencing a 7.8 catastrophic earthquake on April 25th, and several aftershocks, Nepal was struck with another…

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Earth Day Matters

Our Radically Relational God – A Trinity of Love Earth Day is April 22, 2015.  Millions of people across the globe will interrupt their normal daily routine and do something…

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Illinois State Bill would Keep Guns Out of the Wrong Hands

An important bill will be under consideration this term in the Illinois legislature. The passage of this pending bill is critical to the mission of enacting sensible gun safety…

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Giving Witness to Transformation

I have to give testimony at a resentencing hearing for a young man whom I have known for 24 years, which is also how long he has been locked…

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Multimedia Youth Art Contest Gallery Reception Sponsored by the Office for Peace and Justice and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development   Office for Peace and Justice and the…

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The Year of the Sacraments

This is the year to encounter Christ more deeply in the sacraments!

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