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The Risen Christ is in the Poor

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 4/03/18

BLOG March 30, 2018

By Fr. Kevin McKenna “On Easter Day, on awakening late after the long midnight services in our parish church, I read over the last chapter of the four Gospels and felt that I received great light and understanding with the reading of them. ‘They have ... Read More »

Celebrating 5 years of Pope Francis

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 3/22/18

March 16th, 2018

Blog Post by Fr. Kevin McKenna

This past Tuesday marked the fifth anniversary of the election of Pope Francis. He has exerted his influence on the side of societal protections for the poor, the weak and the vulnerable. He has attempted to bring the world’s ... Read More »

We Need A Moral Budget

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 3/05/18

March 2nd, 2018

By Fr. Kevin McKenna

Shortly after the release of the Administration’s federal budget proposal, Archbishop Timothy Broglio, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, and Bishop Frank Dewane, chairman of the USSCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and ... Read More »

Thoughts And Prayers Are Not Enough

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 2/15/18

Thoughts and Prayers are Not Enough

This Blog Post is by Marcus Ebenhoe

As I heard the news about the school shooting in Florida yesterday, my heart sunk.  What seemed unfathomable in 1999 with Columbine High School has become a regular occurrence. I was listening to NPR on my ... Read More »

Joseph's Place and Joseph's Attic

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 2/15/18

This is Marcus Ebenhoe posting on behalf of Fr. Kevin McKenna.

February 14th, 2018

Joseph’s Place is an outreach ministry of the Cathedral Community located at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Flower City Park. It operates a food pantry three Wednesdays a month for the residents of the neighborhood. It also ... Read More »

Opioid Epidemic

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 1/25/18

January 22, 2018 It was reported in the January 9 edition of the Democrat and Chronicle that every village and town had a resident who suffered an opioid overdose last year. Countywide, there were at least 395 residents died in the past year. Previously, in an editorial the D&C ... Read More »

National Migration Week - Fr. Kevin McKenna

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 1/03/18

As we celebrate National Migration Week, we have an opportunity to reflect on the gifts that have been brought to us by our refugee friends. As Pope Francis reminded us in his 2018 World Day of Peace Message: “When we turn that [contemplative] gaze to migrants and refugees, we ... Read More »

Salt & Light - 12-12-17

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 12/12/17

In this week's Salt & Light: Diocesan Public Policy Issues Speakers on Refugees Advocacy for our Earth Join the USCCB in standing against the new tax bill!

 Click here to read the whole issue!

Salt & Light - 12-5-17

Posted by Marcus Ebenhoe on 12/06/17

Check out the following in this week's Salt & Light: Share the Journey for Advent - experiencing immigration through the eyes of a migrant Care for Creation Corner Catholic Family Center's Refugee Report And more!

Click here to check it out!

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