Parishioner Reflections on AAPI Month

Reflecting on AAPI Heritage Month and Corpus Christi with Boratha Tan “Oh nobly born, oh you who are the sons and daughters of the awakened ones, the buddhas and bodhisattvas. Do not forget who you really are, do not forget your true nature”. The first thing you read, the first truth to meditate over, to [...]

By |May 31st, 2024|DEI Committee, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Parishioner Reflections on AAPI Month

Black History Month Recommendations

Feb. 5, 7:00PM.  UDM zoom webinar with Margaret Burnham, discussing her recent book, By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners (Norton, 2022).  Registration in advance required: CLICK HERE.   Feb. 14, 7:00PM. In-person event at UDM Student Union. “Love Stories from the Underground Railroad.” Ilyon Woo will discuss her recent book, Master, Slave, Husband, Wife: [...]

By |February 2nd, 2024|DEI Committee, News|Comments Off on Black History Month Recommendations

St. Kateri Tekakwitha First Native American Saint “Lily of the Mohawks”

Kateri Tekakwitha, (Tekakwitha, her Mohawk given name, meaning one who bumps into things) was born in a Mohawk village near Auriesville, New York in 1656.  Her father was a Mohawk chief and her mother a Christian Algonquin who had been captured and then adopted by the Mohawks. Kateri’s life story is well-documented by Jesuit missionaries [...]

By |November 3rd, 2023|DEI Committee, News|Comments Off on St. Kateri Tekakwitha First Native American Saint “Lily of the Mohawks”

Ss. Peter and Paul Notable Parishioner Biographies: Compiled by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

In honor of Women's History Month, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has compiled biographies of notable women in our parish. We are so grateful for their continued talents, care, and attention - they make our community a better place every single day.   NETTIE SEABROOKS   Nettie Seabrooks, mom, grandmother, sister, and friend, is [...]

By |March 17th, 2023|DEI Committee, News|Comments Off on Ss. Peter and Paul Notable Parishioner Biographies: Compiled by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Walking with the Excluded: A Message from the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Immigration Month Essay – Aghogho Edevbie   As a Jesuit parish, we have a special connection to the recently introduced Universal Apostolic Preferences. These Preferences help guide our walk with Christ and unite us in a common mission. I want to focus on one of those Preferences, “Walking with the Excluded”, and what that has [...]

By |December 16th, 2022|DEI Committee, News|Comments Off on Walking with the Excluded: A Message from the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

St. Kateri Tekakwitha

St. Kateri Tekakwitha First Native American Saint “Lily of the Mohawks” Kateri Tekakwitha, (Tekakwitha, her Mohawk given name, meaning one who bumps into things) was born in a Mohawk village near Auriesville, New York in 1656.  Her father was a Mohawk chief and her mother a Christian Algonquin who had been captured and then adopted [...]

By |November 4th, 2022|DEI Committee|Comments Off on St. Kateri Tekakwitha
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