Living Justice

Gun Sense – In The News

You might have caught SMOS Gun Sense: For the Common Good highlighted in a recent set of stories on KSDK…

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From Outrage To Action: Local Prevention

Event Date: Thursday, May 30, 7:00-8:30pm
St. Margaret of Scotland Church Hall – 3864 Flad Ave., Saint Louis, 63110

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3rd Annual Earth Day Celebration

St. Margaret of Scotland will celebrate the 3rd Annual Earth Day Celebration during the weekend of April 20th and 21st. Walk, bike, or roll to mass with family and friends.

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Good Friday Prayer Vigil For Victims of Gun Violence 2024

Event Date: Friday, March 22 from 2:00-3:00pm
Outside of St. Margaret of Scotland Church

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Missouri Advocacy Day 2024

Event Date: Wednesday, March 27, 9:00am-2:00pm
Meet at St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church at 6:30am to carpool.

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Stations of the Cross – Led by Gun Sense 2024

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 7:00pm
St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church

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From Outrage To Action: Legislative Advocacy

Event Date: Thursday, February 29, 7:00-8:30pm
St. Margaret of Scotland Church Hall – 3864 Flad Ave., Saint Louis, 63110

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Racial Equity: Reading Group, Archives of Resistance, and More!

There are a number of events and activities coming up in the next few months as we head into the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and through Black History Month that the SMOS Racial Equity team highlights in this latest update. Please join members of this ministry, part of the Living Justice Ministries at St. Margaret of Scotland, as they participate in these fantastic opportunities (including a parish reading group, and events at Wash U. and in the Archdiocese) available to all around the City of St. Louis.

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LJM Immigration Team Advent Reflection – Week 4

The image of the indigenous Mary holding the infant Jesus holds profound significance as it reflects the universality of motherhood and the diverse ways in which cultures embrace and express spirituality.

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LJM Immigration Team Advent Reflection – Week 3

The role of shepherds is prominently featured in Scriptures, particularly in the story of the birth of Jesus. The shepherds, often considered lowly in the social hierarchy of the time, become witnesses to a divine event, highlighting the nature of God’s love.

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SMOS I&D “Coffee with Corey” – December 2023

Join the SMOS Inclusion & Diversity Committee on Friday, December 15 at 8AM in the Teacher’s Lounge for the next…

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SMOS Ukrainian Dinner 2024

Event Date: Saturday, January 13 at 6:00pm
Church Hall

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LJM Immigration Team Advent Reflection – Week 2

In 1531, according to legend, the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego, an indigenous Aztec convert.  We see in this event God’s preferential option for the poor and vulnerable to do God’s bidding.

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LJM Immigration Team Advent Reflection – Week 1

The meeting between Elizabeth and Mary, a poignant moment with far-reaching consequences, is a testament to faith, prophecy, and the extraordinary events surrounding the birth of Christ.

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Interfaith Prayer Service For Gun Violence

The SMOS Gun Sense: For the Common Good team is participating in an Interfaith Prayer Service for victims and survivors of gun violence on Sunday, December 10 at 6:00pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 600 N. Euclid Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63108.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Gun Sense team is observing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, noting the increased danger in domestic violence situations when a gun is present. They encourage people to reach out to national hotlines for support and to engage with local organizations while advocating for stricter domestic violence-related gun laws in Missouri.

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SMOS Prayer Vigil Honors School Shooting Anniversary

St. Margaret of Scotland hosted a prayer vigil, organized by its Youth Ministry and Gun Sense team, to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of the CVPA/Collegiate school shooting.

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Black Catholic History Month Movie Night

A new documentary, ‘A Place at the Table: African Americans on the Path to Sainthood’, which highlights the extraordinary lives of six Black Catholic individuals, will be screened on November 4 at 5:30PM in the St. Margaret of Scotland parish hall. Pizza, salad, drinks, and post-film conversation will be provided.

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CVPA/Collegiate School Shooting Anniversary Prayer Vigil

Event Date: Saturday, October 21, 8:00am-1:00pm
Old Playground Pavilion, Tower Grove Park

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Laudate Deum

Pope Francis releases Laudate deum (Praise God) yesterday on St. Francis of Assisi’s feast day as a follow-up to Laudato…

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