Uniting Hearts & Minds with our Migrant Sisters & Brothers

@Cabrini Retreat Center

70 Million: The total number of forcibly displaced persons in the world today.

25.9 Million: Number of refugees around the world. (An all-time high).

37,000 people on average are forced from their homes each day.

[June 2019 UN Annual Report on Refuges]


“Migration is not a passing emergency.” Pope Francis

Adult and Youth Groups from across the Archdiocese gathered at Cabrini Retreat Center to learn about our global migration crisis through a simulation experience from Sept. 13 – 16, 2019.

Photos this week show group orientations in the Chapel – input included facts about migration as well as the opportunity to view migration from a faith perspective.

Each session closed with a shared reading about those on the move. Each group found it a powerful way to comprehend how our point of view changes things.

Over the next few weeks we will share more information about each of the 5 modules of the simulation experience.  

Nancy Golen


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