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Memories: Ministry with Migrants from Central America in El Paso, Texas

Memories: Ministry with Migrants from Central America in El Paso, Texas

There are no words to describe what a shelter is. Only when one is a witness of the relief provided to so many people, can one value and appreciate a shelter in all its magnitude. We were blessed recently to be part of the solidarity shown to immigrants at the St. Charles Shelter in El Paso, Texas, and to see how it attracts, as a magnet, the unity of other people and institution. We arrived at the shelter on Monday, November 4, 2018.  The staff toured the facilities with us and explained the policies and daily procedures.

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CCVI Response to Zero Tolerance

CCVI Response to Zero Tolerance

We, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, oppose and condemn the unjust implementation of the “zero tolerance” immigration policies.  Our values and the Gospel of Jesus Christ impel us to reject completely any policy that ignores and defiles the dignity of the human person and uses the most vulnerable among us for political purposes.

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