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Video vignette: U.S. Provincial, Fr. Louis Studer, Plans for the Year of Vocations December 8th, 2017
Video: Province Update: November 2017 November 27th, 2017
Fr. Roy Snipes, OMI Leads March Against Proposed Border Wall August 21st, 2017
On Saturday, August 12, Fr. Roy Snipes, OMI, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe church in the border city of Mission, TX, led a procession to La Lomita Mission in efforts to raise awareness and resist the plans to build a border wall in the Rio Grande Valley. The proposed wall would leave behind their land and river. The historical La Lomita Mission would be walled off along with many miles of a wildlife reserve. This community is speaking up in hopes that their voice will reaches the rest of the nation.
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Fr. Séamus Finn: Video Presentation on Business, Markets and the Common Good November 4th, 2016
In this video Fr. Séamus Finn, OMI, addresses Business, Markets and the Common Good: the Challenge of Laudato Si.
This public discussion was organized by Together for the Common Good (www.togetherforthecommongood.co.uk) at St Michael’s Cornhill, London, England.
On June 26th, Fr. Seamus Finn spoke on a panel, Investing Catholic Funds for Impact, at the Second Vatican Conference on Impact Investing held in Rome. The event was co-sponsored by Catholic Relief Services and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and brought together experts and Catholic leaders from around the world to explore how the Catholic Church and other faith-based institutions can harness the power of impact capital to attain and sustain their social mission. Celebrating the Extraordinary Year of Mercy established by Pope Francis, the conference was titled Making the Year of Mercy a Year of Impact for the Poor.