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Budget battles and the poor in Ireland

Budget battles and the poor in Ireland

SVDP President – prayer and collaboration

Several weeks ago, I alerted you to the fact that members of Congress would be in recess between August 5 and September 9.  Since we are in the midst of that recess, I am again asking that you use this time for prayer, collaboration, and personal contact with your...

Can you balance a poverty budget

Balance a Working Poverty Budget You're a single person living alone in Ontario and work 35 hours per week in a minimum-wage job with no benefits. Your monthly budget is $1435. Estimate your monthly expenses and try to balance this budget. (Try it even if you are not...

President of SVDP – Post election issues

Brothers and Sisters, While the national election has passed, certain issues central to our mission are still in play in Congress. That’s why it’s important those programs that serve those living in poverty as well as the working poor must be protected from budget...

The Paul Ryan debate

Noted Catholic commentator and media personality Father Robert Barron picks up a theme familiar to Vincentians   and applies it very effectively to Catholic social teaching  which is coming to the forefront of political discourse today. Fr. Barron speaks of Catholic...

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