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TCC Playlist: No Storms Come and It is Well With My Soul by The Innocence Mission

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the innocence mission

Karen and Don Perris of the The Innocence Mission met in their Catholic high school and later married. We recommend their 2000 album Christ is my Hope. Karen and Don are practicing Catholics and all the proceeds from the album went to hunger relief charities. Listen to Karen Perris sing, “No Storms Come” and “It is Well With My Soul” after the jump:

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Misc: Francis puts usury into the mix of social justice concerns

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Pope Francis brought up a little talked about sin recently when he condemned usury saying, “When a family doesn’t have enough to eat because it has to pay off loans to usurers, this isn’t Christian!” John Allen has the story in National Catholic Reporter here: Francis puts usury into the mix of social justice concerns

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Misc: Pope Calls for Action Dec. 10th Against Scandal of Global Hunger

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hunger worldwide (Above nuns working with Caritas.) 1 billion people suffer from hunger. Pope Francis has said, “We cannot look the other way and pretend [hunger] does not exist.” He has asked all U.S Catholics to pray for an end to hunger today at noon and to support the work of Caritas to end world hunger. We can begin by reducing our food waste and donating money during Advent. Read Pope Francis’ remarks here: Pope Calls for Action Dec. 10th Against Scandal of Global Hunger in a World of Plenty. Get more information on the wave of prayer and action here: One Human Family, Food for All. Prayer and video after the jump:

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