December 1, 2020

Statue of Blessed Charles de Foucauld

Saint Charles de Foucauld

Orphaned at the age of six, Charles was raised by his devout grandfather. He rejected the Catholic faith as a teenager, but resumed its practice around age 30. He then became a Trappist monk. After leaving the monastery, Charles traveled extensively, living a peaceful and somewhat hidden life.

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Court unsure of Trump's plan to exclude unauthorized immigrants in census

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In oral arguments Nov. 30, the Supreme Court weighed in on President Donald Trump’s order to exclude immigrants living in the country illegally from the 2020 census for purposes of redrawing congressional districts.

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One Small Thing

There are so many challenges in our lives and world today that it can often seem overwhelming and cause us to get stuck in despair. But we must move forward and do something, no matter how small.

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Franciscan Corner

Our neighborhood, once teeming with upwardly mobile immigrants, became one of the nation’s poorest during more recent decades. To their credit, the Franciscans remained here.

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Train Your Soul for Peace

Soul training is our response to the gratuity of grace that never expires and is never exhausted.

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