Welcoming the Stranger: An Introduction to Missouri's Immigrant Community

American Flag
The countries of origin have changed, but throughout our nation's history, immigration has been a longstanding tradition. Pope Francis has made the plight of refugees, migrants, and immigrants a focus of his pontificate, speaking frequently about the need for people of faith to offer assistance to those fleeing war, persecution and economic desperation. Often, those seeking a more prosperous future for themselves and their families look for new opportunities in the United States.

A recent episode of MCC from the Capitol, titled Welcoming the Stranger: An Introduction to Missouri's Immigrant Community, we invite listeners to hear the stories of recent immigrants to the U.S. from Mexico and Central America through the work of Deacon Enrique Castro, director of Hispanic Ministry for the Diocese of Jefferson City, and Javier Orozco, executive director of Human Dignity and Intercultural Affairs for the Archdiocese of St. Louis. 

Click here to listen to Welcoming the Stranger: An Introduction to Missouri's Immigrant Community today!
October 16, 2020 - 11:29am

Latest Posts

Governor Parson Calls Special Session on Supplemental Budget

On Wednesday, Governor Parson called for a special session, asking the General Assembly to enact legislation to spend and appropriate additional federal funding...Read more

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Votes to Advance Supreme Court Nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to advance Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate. Democrat members of the...Read more

Participate in the 2020 Election Novena!

As we prepare to head to the polls to cast our vote on November 3, we encourage you to participate in the USCCB's 2020...Read more
Subscribe to Blog
  • 1 of 207