Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Five Things To Remember On April 23

1. Today is the Feast Day of St. George and Pope Francis, who you will recall was Cardinal Jorge Brogolio before March 13. Pope Francis celebrated Mass on his name day and stressed how integral being part of the church community is to strengthening a relationship with Jesus.

2. Full audio of Monday's immigration reform press conference with Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop José Gomez and Bishop John C. Wester can be heard at Justice for Immigrants. Cardinal Dolan

3. Sister Mary Ann Walsh, media relations director for the USCCB, wrote a blog about addressing the cultural sickness of violence and how government, churches and individuals can work together to change that trend.

4. Catholics nationwide will be called to support Church communications through contributions the weekend of May 11-12 to the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) annual collection. The second collection, taken up in most parishes in the United States May 11 and 12, supports national and international media projects. Fifty percent of the collection targets local media efforts, such as print publications, television and radio programs, and digital initiatives.

5. God loves you.

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