Friday, January 31, 2014

Five Things To Remember On Jan. 31

1. Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, M.Sp.S., auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, commented January 29, to immigration reform principles released by House Republicans at their retreat in Cambridge, Maryland.

2. Kevin Baxter, Superintendent of Elementary Schools for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, writes in a guest blog for the USCCB: "Today’s task, indeed, obligation, is to ensure that Catholic schools grow and thrive so they can continue to serve generations to come. "

3. During the next few days, USCCB will provide social media updates, photos and more from the Phillipines, as a delegation will head with Catholic Relief Services to visit areas impacted by the recent typhoon there.

4. The Catholic Social Ministry Gathering will be held in Washington next week, as the Catholic Church in the U.S. seeks to fulfill Pope Francis' goal of being a "Church that is Poor and for the Poor."

5. God loves you.

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