Friday, August 16, 2013

Five Things To Remember On Aug. 16

1. This week's Labor Day blogs have led to a lot of conversation here on the blog and on our Facebook. Yesterday's blog addressed how Catholic schools help people emerge from poverty while today's addresses the importance of unions.

2. Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of Pope John Paul II's Mass at World Youth Day in Denver. Sister Mary Ann Walsh played a critical role in the planning of the event. Paul Jarzembowski, now the program director for Youth and Young Adult Ministry, was there in Denver and recently led the U.S. effort for World Youth Day Rio. Listen to his audio reflection below.

3. Pope Francis is appealing for peace in Egypt amid political upheaval and violence.

4. The USSCB believes the time is now for immigration reform.

5. God loves you.

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