Petition – Father Brian Joyce steps up – bravo!
Happy New Year – kudos and gratitude to Fr Brian Joyce
in Pleasant Hill CA
was recently acknowledged in a National Catholic Reporter article for spearheading a petition of support Women Religious who are targeted by the Apostolic Visitation.
The erudite and eloquent Petition stated:
We, parishioners of Christ the King Parish in Pleasant Hill, California, are signing this petition in support and appreciation of U.S. Catholic women religious, not only those in our diocese, but all of our sisters throughout the United States. We sign in recognition of the decades of service that these women have devoted to the education of countless generations of children in Catholic schools and in special educational ministries, to caring for the poor, the marginalized, the sick, the dying, the grieving, the voiceless and the most vulnerable of our citizens. We sign in gratitude for their decades of untiring work to bring about peace…
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