Springfield OP (@springfieldop )

Springfield OP

Bio Sustained by prayer, study, contemplation and vowed life in community, we joyfully and compassionately preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Location Springfield, Illinois
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Account created 22-02-2011 18:07:59
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iPhone : Gospel: Jesus forbade divorce for many reasons, and this teaching is one of the most historically attested of all, as John Meier notes in A Marginal Jew. One reason for his rule was to protect women, who could be left penniless and abandoned. Jesus was always a friend to women.

iPhone : We learned a couple of things from last week’s failed Farm Bill:
1) We need to preserve SNAP and protect Dreamers at all costs.
2) Our Legislative Branch remains as dysfunctional as ever.
vox.com/mischiefs-of-f…

iPhone : They.
Lost.
Children.
After.
Separating.
Them.
From.
Their.
Parents.

The horrors being perpetrated right now, right here.

This is a moment of utmost moral urgency.

We all need to work harder to fight this evil. Redouble efforts. There’s too much at stake. twitter.com/lehimesa/statu…

Twitter Web Client : Thank God its Friday!

Learn about how many types of bird species were found at Jubilee Farm from the recent bird banding event:

jubileefarm.info/bird-banding-r…

#TGIF
#FridayFeeling
#BirdBanding

Twitter Web Client : The top 1% continue to reap benefits from the very system that makes it nearly impossible for children and families to accrue wealth. We need economic policies that #MendtheGaps
nytimes.com/2018/05/18/opi…

Twitter Web Client : #Employment Opportunity!

Switchboard Operator – Part-Time, must be available to work weekends.

Click here for more details and how to apply: springfieldop.org/join-us-2/empl…

#job #careers

Twitter Web Client : "The objective of mere profit easily creates a perverse and selective logic that often favors the advancement of business leaders who are capable, but greedy and unscrupulous." ~ Archbishop Luis Ladaria and Cardinal Peter Turkson
ncronline.org/news/vatican/v… via @ncronline

Twitter Web Client : The challenges Pope Francis recognizes are multitudinous: immigration, sustainability, throwaway cultures, refugees, unemployment and global inequities, to name a few.
americamagazine.org/politics-socie…

Twitter Web Client : Loving wealth destroys the soul, and cheating people of their just wages and benefits is a mortal sin, Pope Francis said.
ncronline.org/news/vatican/f…

Twitter Web Client : .Paul Ryan We don't see "a deeply serious problem within our society." We see elected officials who refuse to encounter people's real suffering, and a lack of moral leadership that prioritizes the needs of the most vulnerable over the wishes of the rich & powerful #MendtheGaps twitter.com/SpeakerRyan/st…

Twitter Web Client : BREAKING: Today, NRDC and our partners filed a lawsuit to stop the Trump Administration and Interior Secretary Zinke from gutting the Migratory Bird Treaty Act: on.nrdc.org/2LsjHO7