The AMSSND Province has issued a statement of solidarity with the migrants seeking refuge at our southern border, which reads in part "Not only are the men, women, and children in the ‘caravan’ people who reflect the image of God in unique and unrepeatable ways; they also are people who can contribute to our nation’s rich cultural heritage and economic initiatives.”
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As a child, Frances Cabrini dreamed of going to China or India as a missionary, but the Sisters who educated her considered her health too fragile to accept her into their congregation. So Frances started her own school and an orphanage and eventually, with seven other women, started her own community, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in 1880.
Thousands of migrants are fleeing violence and persecution in Central America, as we continue to hear vitriolic rhetoric concerning these migrant human beings, we would like to highlight some resources for learning more about immigrants in the United States so that you are able to counter the rhetoric with knowledge.
Over the past few months, our office has been issuing social justice resources – “Just Act” reports and videos – on various topics related to our four commitments and other “hot-button” issues. These resources are intended for use in classroom settings and small group discussions, and we hope they will educate readers and facilitate engagement and advocacy.