LCWR Condemns Killing of George Floyd

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious strongly condemns the police-killing of another black man on the streets of our nation. Our hearts are breaking as we mourn with the family and friends of George Floyd and with all who have lost loved ones to law enforcement violence, all who live in fear, all whose dignity is threatened. The continued killing of black men and women; the constant harassment of people of color; and the denial of the rights and dignity of our African American neighbors must end now. Racism is America’s original sin. It is a virus every bit as…

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In The Middle of the Night…

During Eucharistic Adoration or Mass…                    During a prayerful presentation…                              While meditating or contemplating our peaceful grounds… The fire alarm bells begin and disrupt the peace, silence, prayer, and sleep!  Has this ever happened to you at St. Raphaela Center?  A false alarm!  The Handmaids are pleased to announce that with the help of St. Raphaela Center friends and donors and the Connelly Foundation, a new fire security system has been installed, tested and approved.  We are grateful to continue providing a safe, warm, peaceful and welcoming environment to all our guests.  Sleep well!

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