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How the Proposed USA Budget Violates Catholic Principles

This post began as a “top 5 shockingly immoral aspects of President Trump’s budget proposal.” The problem is that virtually the entire budget is shockingly immoral and unjust. Instead, I want to highlight 5 touchstones of Catholic Social Teaching on justice. I will provide one example of its violation; however, for every single one, you […]

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Going To Where The Need Is @SJUMission #IamVincent

As a freshman, Andrea Lozano ’20CPS is still new to college life. But she is already rethinking the future, thanks to a five-day service trip she took during spring break through St. John’s University. “It was very inspiring,” said Andrea, a criminal justice major at SJU’s Staten Island campus. “I’ve been thinking about law school […]

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Kenya VLM: Blessed is the FRUIT of your Womb, Jesus

Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the FRUIT of your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. While in a small village in Kenya, Africa called Chepnyal with the Vincentian […]

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Street Change: “Social” Strategies

Every donation helps homeless clients of Street Change fulfill a short-term need while advancing their progress toward better employment, healthcare, and permanent housing. Find out more. Download the App. “The hope is that offering the opportunity to get a new winter coat or a pair of shoes can be the icebreaker that gets enrollees working […]

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pardon your servant

Pardon Your Servant

“Pardon your servant, Lord. Please send someone else,” (Exodus 4:13). Moses’s words at the burning bush have always resonated with me, in younger years before I appreciated the audacity of his request, I was struck by his humility and humanity. Moreover, I was inspired by how God used a person who clearly does not identify […]

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What if it Was Your Neighborhood?

Watch LET ME IN starring Alicia Keys. There are more refugees in the world today than at any point in history. And half of them are children. LET ME IN is a cinematic experience which reimagines the refugee crisis as if it was happening on America’s shores. Written and directed by Jonathan Olinger, this tale […]

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