Sister Cora Marie’s Presentation on Racism

Sister Cora Marie is the first African American woman to join the Sisters of Mercy. She addressed an interdemoninational group in Murray Hall on May 6, and spoke about her experiences with racism. She challenged us to use collective power to change the systems and structures that maintain racial inequality. She encouraged everyone to read the pastoral letter produced by the US Catholic Bishops in Nov. 2018, entitled “Open wide our hearts, the enduring call to love.”

New Year’s Resolutions

1) Eat Healthier 37%
2) Get more exercise 37%
3) Save (more) money 37%
4) Focus on self-care (get more sleep, etc.) 24%
5) Read more 18%
6) Make New Friends 15%
7) Learn a New Skill 15%
8) Get a (new) Job 14%
9) Take up a New Hobby 13%
10) Do Not Make New Year’s Resolutions 32%

According to this report, 80% of the resolutions made fail by February. Only 8% of the resolutions made are achieved. So, perhaps we should instead focus on resolutions
of deepening our relationship with God through prayer and study; and showing kindness, forgiveness, tolerance, and understanding towards other people.

El almacén de comida de St. Charles

El almacén de comida de St. Charles está disponible para cualquier persona que necesite ayuda con alimentos, el primer y tercer martes de cada mes. El almacén abre a las 10:00 de la mañana y el proceso de registrarse debe estar completo a las 11:30 de la mañana. Si conocen de alguna persona que necesiten de esta ayuda, favor de comunicarse con la oficina de la Iglesia.