Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

| Kelly Sankowski | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Eileen Dinn heard about the recent school shooting at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland March 20, she was sitting in school at the Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland, and her first thought was “not again.”

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Catholics urge political leaders to take steps to curb gun violence

Catholics urge political leaders to take steps to curb gun violence

| Carol Glatz | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a Feb. 28 open letter to President Donald Trump and members of Congress, Jesuit Father Michael Sheeran, president of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, urged U.S. leaders to listen to the teens who survived the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and help them “fix this” plague of gun violence in our country.

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Despair will not have the last word, Miami archbishop says of shooting

Despair will not have the last word, Miami archbishop says of shooting

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the Feb. 14 school shootings in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 people dead, Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami wrote this spiritual reflection for Catholic News Service on how we as Catholics deal with such terrible acts. Archbishop Wenski has been attending funerals for some of the slaughtered youth. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is in Broward County, which is in the Miami Archdiocese.

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Church’s Lenten observance dedicated to shooting victims, their families

Church’s Lenten observance dedicated to shooting victims, their families

| Tom Tracy | February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

A parish community less than two miles away and directly impacted by the Feb. 14 school shooting at a Broward County high school is finding new purpose in Lent this year, according to the parish administrator.

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