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Texas’ new immigration law is blocked again

Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court had allowed Senate Bill 4 to go into effect, a federal appeals court let an earlier injunction stand. SB 4 lets Texas police arrest people suspected of illegally crossing the Texas-Mexico border. BY ALEJANDRO SERRANO AND URIEL J. GARCÍA MARCH 19, 2024 Continue reading...https://www.texastribune.org/2024/03/19/texas-sb-4-illegal-immigration/ ... continue reading

The Cosmos, the Glory of God, and the Mystery of Iniquity: Reflections from the Houston Catholic Worker

The great interest in the cosmos today, from the Big Bang theory to new discoveries and wonders of science, the galaxies revealed in new telescopes, new awareness of the mysteries of the animal world, and the whole world, is inspiring people to celebrate the wonders of the universe. Along with these awe-inspiring discoveries is a renewed interest in cosmology - a branch of metaphysics and astronomy that deals with the nature and origin of the universe. The threats to our physical world, the ... continue reading

From Union Square to Rome at Eighty-Five: New Foreward by Pope Francis to Dorothy’s Book

 Preservation of the Faith Press published Dorothy Day’s From Union Square to Rome on November 26, 1938, about eighty-five years from Orbis Books’ release of a new edition with a Foreword by Pope Francis.  In August 2023, the Vatican Press published an Italian translation with Pope Francis’s original Italian Foreword. As with many authors, Dorothy was unhappy with her editor’s choice for the book’s original title.  She felt it portrayed her conversion to Catholicism as too dramatic a break with ... continue reading

The Canonization Process for Dorothy Day

Hello, and greetings from the Dorothy Day Guild! You might know that we received a really important canonization update last month: the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints in Rome appointed Monsignor Maurizio Tagliaferri as the relator for Dorothy’s cause! Our Guild steering committee, George Horton, Deirdre Cornell, and Dr. Kevin Ahern, met with our postulator, Dr. Waldery Hilgeman, at the beginning of November, when he shared this news. This was a great gift for Dorothy’s birthday on November ... continue reading

What We Need at Casa Juan Diego

Baby formula Jeans for men, size 28-32 waist Tennis shoes for men, women, and children Backpacks Duffel Bags Children's clothing age 4 to 8. Underwear for children Flip flops for the shower for women. Sports bras for women, small and medium Underwear for women – low-cut size small, medium and large. Flat shoes for women for work Twin-size sheets, blankets Can openers, skillets, cooking pot with lid for people setting up an apartment Deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, ... continue reading

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