Join with Pope Francis to Pray and Act for an End to Hunger: Pope Francis has invited people of faith around the world to participate in Caritas International's global day of prayer to end hunger on Tuesday, December 10. After you pray, encourage your representative to prevent hunger. Call 1-888-410-0619.
December 14th is the one year anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown. Already, faithful advocates have come together several times to tell our lawmakers that we support common sense measures to prevent gun violence in this country, but it is time to unite our voices once again.
Take Action: Dial 1-855-438-2982 to be auto-connected to your Senator.Add your voice to the chorus of others from diverse backgrounds and traditions that have spoken out to end gun violence. Call your Senators and tell them that we are committed to stopping the rampant gun violence problem plaguing our communities. Tell them that in memory of the children of Sandy Hook and the thousands of Americans killed every year by gun violence, we cannot afford inaction any longer.
Thank You to all who participated in our Annual Online Auction to benefit the Sisters' Ministries. We were able to raise $10,000 and can still accept donations through the end of the year. Just click the donate link. Thank you very much!
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A HOT BUTTON ISSUE Immigration Policy Reform needs our action now. Our representatives must be encouraged to adopt just and fair policies affecting our undocumented sisters and brothers. Here is an opportunity for us as Sisters of the Holy Family to "seek out and advocate for the poor, especially poor families, for the kingdom of God." The USCCB has listed 5 necessary components of a just and compassionate immigration policy that: provides a path to citizenship for undocumented persons in the country;
What can we do? Take a few minutes to access www.justice for immigrants and sign on to the petition; or Write a note or give a call to your congresspersons and senators asking for reform; or Encourage family and friends to do the same; and/or Pray for a just and compassionate solution
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