June 2007

             

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Vol. 18, No. 6
    

The priests and brothers of the Indiana Province gathered at Notre Dame for the province assembly.  Over 260 religious attended.  The theme was "To make God known, loved, and served."  There were presentations by Brother Joel Giallanza from the South-West Province and Father David Guffey of the Indiana Province on Father Moreau.

 

Carlos Jacobo was a server one day.  
Brother Joel Charlie Weiss met with the community.
Paulino Antonio shares some thoughts in a panel discussion.

Fr. Pat Neary translated for him.

 

In Austin, Travis County did an in-depth study of immigrants in Travis County.  They gave a summary of the report and had some discussions in break-out sessions.

They held this meeting in Jones Auditorium at St. Edward's University.

Among the findings:

1 of 5 workers in Travis County is foreign-born.

Between 1990 and 2005, Travis County's immigrant population grew 230%, from 45,000 to 148,000.

The entire report can be seen online on the Community Action Webpage: www.caaction.org.

 

St. Ignatius Martyr Parish held a Harvest of Justice Conference, with the support of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and Catholic Relief Sevices (CRS).  John Korcsmar and Richard Daly were speakers.

Bishop Aymond gave the keynote.

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