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National Migration Week

Pope Francis invites all baptized persons to feel part of a single Church, a single home, and a single family. Learn how we are observing National Migration Week and the World Day of Migrants and Refugees in the diocese.

September 20 - 26, 2021

We’re exploring the Church’s mission to migrants and refugees with special events throughout the week.

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Find out how you can help incoming Afghan refugees and SIV-holders! 

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Statement by Bishop Michael Burbidge on National Migration Week 

This week the Catholic Church in the United States observes National Migration Week, culminating in our Sunday observance of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. This year’s observance is particularly poignant as our nation opens its arms to refugees from around the world, particularly Special Immigrant Visa holders from Afghanistan, who are fleeing violence and oppression... Read More


Watch the testimony of these migrants about being welcomed into their new parish home in Canada. 

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