Communities & Relatives of Illinois Incarcerated Children to Receive Kinship Award from Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

April 12th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

CHICAGO – Communities & Relatives of Illinois Incarcerated Children (CRIIC) is the recipient of the 2017 Kinship Award from the Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR). The Kinship Award recognizes community contributions and social justice efforts that have strengthened PBMR’s mission of providing hope, healing, and hospitality to at-risk youth, and the families of those who [...]

Are We Called to Retaliate?

April 12th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

by Gabino Zavala, Director of Justice and Peace Ministry The images coming out of Syria were horrific: an unconscionable attack by the Syrian government on their most vulnerable citizens. Children and infants being carried by their parents and stripped and watered down as they struggled to breath after the chemical bombs exploded around them. A [...]