|Fr. John Gerritts’ Homilies - Saint Patrick Parish|
October 23rd, 2016 Click to Download Homily
|Fr. John Gerritts’ Letter to Pope Francis regarding Syrian refugees - Saint Patrick Parish|
| ||Hudson to Decide Whether to Accept 21 Syrian Refugees|
KSTP Channel 5 Eyewitness News - November 29th, 2016 - Newscast Video
|Hudson church considers taking in 21 Syrian refugees|
By Jessie Bekker - Pioneer Press - November 23rd, 2016
| ||St. Patrick's Church asked to assist refugee resettlement|
By Rebecca Mariscal - Hudson Star Observer - November 14th, 2016
|Pope Francis’ Historic Speech to Congress Highlighting the Refugee Crisis|
September 24th, 2015 - VIDEO
less than 3 minutes, Pope Francis shares his thoughts on how the US can
- and should - be involved in addressing the refugee crisis as a result
of the Syrian conflict.
| ||Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2016|
| ||United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - What We Do|
is the agency asking us (Saint Patrick Parish) to partner with them on
the resettlement of refugees. A wealth of resources are available on
| ||Statement of Wisconsin Bishops on Terrorist Attacks and Resettlement of Syrian Refugees|
November 23rd, 2015
As Catholics, we are called to protect the life and dignity of every human being and to welcome the stranger.
| ||Catholic Relief Services |
part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Relief
Services works with local, national and international Catholic
institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist
people on the basis of need, not creed, race or nationality.
|Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service|
Frequently Asked Questions: Syrian refugee crisisLIRS is one of 9 national organizations
that resettles refugees on behalf of the U.S. government. In
partnership with local organizations and congregations, they strive to
create welcoming communities to receive refugees. Similar to the USCCB.