Quintessential

1)

Migration Week

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St. Pius V Parish's Immigrant and Refugee Ministry welcomes, assists and advocates for refugees and immigrants.

2)

Life issues

A bill introduced in St. Louis would amend the city's anti-discrimination law and add pregnancy and reproductive health decisions, including abortion, as protected classes. The bill, sponsored by Alderwoman Megan E. Green (D-15th Ward), has been referred to the city's Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee. A separate bill, not yet introduced, would recommend a buffer zone around the Planned Parenthood facility on Forest Park Avenue, where coalition for Life intern James Germain approached to offer abortion alternative pamphlets to cars arriving and leaving Planned Parenthood Jan. 10.

Archbishop issues statement saying archdiocese "will not comply"; measure forces Church to be "willing participant" in abortion.

3)

Model of Justice Award

Miles Williams served breakfast to residents of Father Dempsey’s Charities as part of his service work through Chaminade College Preparatory. Williams is one of 32 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Model of Justice honorees who were recognized Jan. 15.

32 teens will be honored with the Model of Justice Award at the annual Martin Luther King Mass at the Cathedral Basilica.

4)

Mass counts are down

October Mass counts reveal continued down-trend in Mass attendance. Evangelization may be key to getting more people at Mass.

5)

Fontbonne basketball

Emily Haring drove down court against Robert Morris University-Peoria Jan. 7. She set the school’s all-time career assists record earlier in the season against Robert Morris University-Springfield.

Record-setting guard touts Fontbonne's qualities. Emmie Haring found easy transition from St. Joseph's Academy.


As a bonus, here are the weekly messages from
Archbishop Robert J. Carlson and Pope Francis.

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