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Total Praise

Please enjoy and share widely the collaboration linked below, which includes 32 singers from 4 different parishes performing gospel composer Richard Smallwood’s “Total Praise.” Congratulations to all who participated – it was truly a joyful and inspiring experience, due in no small part to the wonderful talents and efforts of Ms. Tonya Dorsey and our […]

Poet Amanda Gorman is a light to us all, parishioner says

Long before she burst into the public spotlight delivering her inauguration poem, Amanda Gorman got a standing ovation from fellow parishioners of St. Brigid Church in Los Angeles for reciting a poem she wrote about the parish. And on Jan. 20, at the inauguration ceremony of President Joe Biden, parishioners watching this young woman on […]

Local March for Life draws hundreds in prayer, public witness

From CatholicPhilly: Young and old united for a Jan. 23 Mass followed by a procession through downtown Philadelphia, calling for an end to legalized abortion and respect for the unborn, Blacks and persons with disabilities. – https://catholicphilly.com/2021/01/news/local-news/local-march-for-life-draws-hundreds-in-prayer-public-witness

Local Masses, march continue pro-life observance this year

From CatholicPhilly: With the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. moving online, area faithful are invited to join Archbishop Pérez and other pro-life leaders for Philadelphia-based events. – https://catholicphilly.com/2021/01/news/local-news/local-masses-march-continue-pro-life-observance-this-year

Joint ministry unites two parishes in fight against racism

Posted January 4, 2021 The year 2020 overwhelmed us with two pandemics — one new and one old. The new pandemic was the coronavirus. The old one was racism. Both pandemics took lives, broke hearts, divided loved ones and ravaged communities. While COVID dominated the whole year, the racism pandemic – which has blazed and […]

For the Love of Diamond

Sister Lynn Marie won the cover page on Facebook with a group she belong to called, “For the Love of Diamond Painting.”  There are 7.7k people who belong to this group.Congratulations Sister

Zoomers–Listen Up

In life there are some “Humpty-Dumpty issues” that, before they can be handled with honesty and integrity, must be pulled apart, mulled over, and “put together again.” This past Sunday Zoomers faced off with one of those issues when they met with invited guest, Sister Patricia Ralph SSJ. The intent was to talk about racism.  “Sister Patty,” […]

New cardinal source of pride, hope, say local Black Catholics

By Gina Christian • Posted November 30, 2020 The appointment of the first African American cardinal is a profound affirmation of Black Catholic spirituality, said local faithful. During a Nov. 28 consistory at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals, among them Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington. As part of his […]