Recommit to Racial Justice Kick-off Event

Kick-off Event “Recommit to Racial Justice” Program Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood, N.Y.  Sunday, September 29, 2019 – 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Educational content, reflection, small group discussion and suggested action: What it Means to Recommit to Racial Justice; Establishing Shared Agreements and Preparing Ourselves and Our Hearts. This event will feature Colleen Ross, the Communications…

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Catholic Demonstrators Form Human Cross in Newark Protest

       Cardinal Joseph Tobin, leader of the Newark Archdiocese, joined Catholics from several states on Wednesday in Newark to call for an end child and family detention which has led to the separation of immigrant families across the country. More than 100 people gathered at the St. Mary’s Parish Newark Abbey Church for a morning service, many clutching signs that…

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2020 Census: Everyone Counts 

2020 Census: Everyone Counts  The JPIC Office kicked off its first Census Awareness event in Brentwood at St. Anne’s Annual parish festival on Sunday, July 28, 2019.  The Sisters partnered with the Bay Shore Women’s Huddle to provide information to the attendees about the importance of the 2020 Census for their community and how federal funds are allocated for roads,…

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