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Voces de Casa Maria

Memo to the Pima County Board of Supervisors: 

2 min read ON AUGUST 6 VOTE NO ON THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN PIMA COUNTY AND THE CITY OF SOUTH TUCSON. VOTE NO ON THE GENTRIFICATION OF SOUTH TUCSON. On May 28, the South Tucson City Council promised a complete public process on enacting a GPLET zone in South Tucson. This would enable developers to pay no property taxes on new developments for 8 years and pay reduced property taxes for 17 years after that. 3 weeks later, on June 24, the South Tucson Council, prodded by Benny Young from Pima County’s Economic Development Department, voted unanimously with 1 abstention, to move forward

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Lonnie’s Memorial Mass

< 1 min read Thanks everybody for coming to Lonnie’s service. This is some words from Lonnie’s mom. ‘Thank you for everything today. The service was beautiful and perfect for Lonnie’.                                                                        Faye Collier                                                                          

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< 1 min read   Memorial Mass for Lonnie Reiger on Monday, April 15 at Casa Maria at 10:00 am with Fr. Jose Luis Ferroni OCD.   Our sincere condolences to his family, friends, and co-workers. Lonnie worked and lived at Casa Maria for more than 30 year, He was a hard worker and a great friend.   Misa en Memoria de Lonnie Reiger el Lunes 15 de Abril en Casa Maria a las 10:00 am, con P. José Luis Ferroni OCD. Nuestras mas sinceras condolencias a sus familiares, amigos y compañeros de trabajo. Lonnie vivió y trabajo en Casa Maria por más de 30

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COME AND JOIN US AT CLUB CONGRESS, EVENT TO BENEFIT CASA MARIA SOUP KITCHEN

< 1 min read It’s going to be outside so dress warmly. If you don’t have $5.00 come anyway, tell them you are from Casa Maria and they will let you in. ACOMPAÑENOS AL CLUB CONGRESS, EVENTO GRATIS SI DICES QUE ERES DE CASA MARIA Concierto donde grupos locales van a cantar canciones de Los Beatles. ¡Ven a disfrutar con Casa Maria!

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El Robo del Siglo//The Theft of the Century

4 min read El Robo del Siglo El Robo del Siglo   Filas hasta de dos kilómetros de autos a la espera de cargar gasolina, cientos de gasolineras cerradas por falta de combustible, es el escenario en los últimos días en varios estados de México afectados por el desabasto de gasolina. El problema surgió después de el plan del nuevo gobierno para combatir las redes de robo de combustible creados en las últimas décadas, en las que según el gobierno de AMLO participan empleados de petróleo mexicano (PEMEX). Según datos oficiales el robo de combustible le provoca a el estado perdidas por alrededor

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ROOT CAUSES OF IMMIGRATION // CAUSAS PRINCIPALES DE INMIGRACIÓN

4 min read by Brian Flagg Kids in cages, kids separated from their parents, a hideous border wall, the hate whipped up around the issue of immigration… Anyone who cares about morality or religion or being a Catholic or Christian has to care about it. If you don’t believe me, ask Pope Francis, or read his new apostolic exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate “Rejoice and Be Glad”. There is no way around it, we have got to get to the roots of it all, which is the historical policies and practices of our own government. We can continue to decry the immoral practice of

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A BARRIO HOLY BOOK STUDY! // ¡ESTUDIO DEL LIBRO SANTO DE PAPA FRANCISCO EN EL BARRIO!

2 min read by Brian Flagg The first of 3 sessions studying Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation ‘Rejoice and Be Glad’ took place last night at Guadalupe Capilla, in the heart of South Tucson (aka Barrio Libre). This project is co-sponsored by Casa Maria and Santa Cruz Catholic Church. Approximately 100 people attended. A good time was had by all.   After listening to Padre Jose Luis from Santa Cruz expound the first 34 paragraphs of the book, followed by a lively discussion mostly in español, we all dined on a delicious barbecued turkey dinner prepared by Lorena Grijalva and her daughter Zoe. Padre Jose

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