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Thank you to everyone who joined us last Thursday night for ECCO’s Annual Celebration! It was a wonderful night full of moving testimonies and hope about what we can accomplish when we organize together, as well as some relationship building and a fun (but hard) game of Telephone by Angela Arce! Thank you to every member of ECCO, for your hard work and commitment to justice this past year. For those of you who weren’t able to join us – ...

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This weekend, our leaders prayed and rallied at the Suffolk County jail, and 25 Catholic leaders visited the Pope in Philadelphia. Check out the live posts from Philadelphia on our twitter, and pictures from Friday’s prison protest vigil on our facebook page. On Friday, our leaders rallied at the Suffolk County House of Correction jail to connect the issue of our work of the Jobs Not Jails campaign to the Pope’s prison visit in Philade...

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In April, I traveled with ECCO clergy and leaders to Philadelphia to participate in a training about Pope Francis’ teachings on social justice. Together with hundreds of leaders we prayed and studied together. We came together as Christians from many denominations, in a unified spirit to address the pain we see in the world. I was inspired by the words of Cardinal Óscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, one of the Pope’s closest advisors, who spoke to ou...