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Bishop Braxton Reflects on the Museum of African American History and Culture in Essay

We, Too, Sing America: The Catholic Church and the Museum of African American History and Culture January 15, 2017 published as an essay written in commemoration of the 88th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 15, 1929 — April 4, 1968

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‘Happy Easter!’ A Christmas Reflection

Dear People of God:
Happy Easter! American culture has almost completely secularized the celebration of Christmas. Our commercialized society takes us from “Turkey Day” (Thanksgiving) to “the Holidays” with little or no serious attention given to the birth of the Messiah!

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A Prayer of Praise For Thanksgiving Day

We give thanks to You, O God Almighty, for Your wondrous creation:

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There Are No ‘Minority’ Voters

As Election Day approaches, commentators are speculating about the impact the “minority” vote will have on the outcome. Can Mrs. Clinton win even if she does not receive as high a “minority” vote as President Obama did? Can Mr. Trump win without a significant number of “minority” votes? The “minority” voters they are speaking of are almost always African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans.

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Missionary Priests Play Important Role in Diocesan Pastoral Plan

Bishop Edward K. Braxton hosted a luncheon Sept. 12 at his residence for Father Evaristus Okaa Onwuogu, Personal Secretary to His Excellency, the Most Rev. Valerian M. Okeke, Archbishop of Onitsha, Nigeria. Father Onwuogu was a guest of the bishop while visiting fidei donum missionaries from Onitsha, who are serving in Belleville.

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