Monthly Archives: February 2013

Praying for the Church during Sede Vacante

“I am simply a pilgrim beginning the last leg of his pilgrimage on this earth.”- Pope Benedict XVI, February, 28, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI, now  called: His Holiness Benedict XVI, Pontiff Emeritus, has stepped down as the Bishop of Rome.  … Continue reading

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U.S. Climate Change Rally: A Firestorm of Hope

by: Amy Woolam Echeverria Sub-zero temperatures could not keep tens of thousands of people (an estimated 50,000) at home on Sunday, February 17, 2013 for a historic rally on climate change in Washington, D.C., The Columban Center for Advocacy and … Continue reading

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Mission Highligh: The Medical Mission Sisters

This week USCMA would like to introduce the Medical Mission Sisters.  They were founded here in Washington, DC and are women full of passion – for wholeness, for justice, for life. In a world with so much suffering, pain – and potential – … Continue reading

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UPDATED STORY: Citing health reasons, Pope Benedict announces he will resign VATICAN CITY —  Saying he no longer has the strength to exercise ministry over the universal church, Pope Benedict XVI announced Feb. 11 that he would…

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Mission Reflection: A Shared Story

Happy Friday everyone, As we prepare for the weekend take a moment to read a missioner’s reflection about serving the poor and solidarity in Cochabamba, Bolivia.  Thank you to Franciscan Mission Service for sharing this story: Franciscan Friday: Look At … Continue reading

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Mission Highlight: Maryknoll Lay Missioners

For this week’s Mission Highlight, USCMA would like to celebrate the work of the Maryknoll Lay Missioners, the third member of the Maryknoll family.  As the largest lay Catholic missionary sending organization in the Unites States, the Maryknoll Lay Missioners … Continue reading

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Introducing New Website Features

Hello USCMA members and friends!  We’re happy to announce that we have been working on our website and can announce that we have two new active pages for you to check out: The first is a “Blog Highlights” page that gives … Continue reading

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