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Standing with Brothers and Sisters in Faith

published on: February 21, 2017

With President Donald Trump’s revised order banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations expected this week, faith leaders from several religions gathered Monday for an interfaith breakfast  at Chicago’s Downtown Islamic Center. Among them was Fr. Corey Brost, CSV, an attorney and human … Continue reading

Welcome Home Congressmen with Personal Visit

published on: February 7, 2017

With members of Congress returning to their home states and districts this month, officials with the Conference of Major Superiors of Men suggest scheduling a personal visit, pointing to its effectiveness or a phone call or email. Here are some … Continue reading

Volunteers Lining Up to Support Viator House of Hospitality

published on: February 6, 2017

Volunteers filled every seat in the meeting room of the Viatorian Province Center — and then some. They grabbed dining room chairs and those from other rooms in order to sit in on the first training session led by Fr. Corey Brost, … Continue reading

Viatorians Stand in Solidarity with Refugees Seeking Resettlement

published on: February 1, 2017

On behalf of the Provincial Council and the Clerics of St. Viator — and as Catholic priests and brothers — we stand in solidarity with those refugees seeking resettlement/asylum in the United States through the approved U.S. Refugees Resettlement Program.  Our faith … Continue reading

Human Trafficking Reports Increase Last Year by 35 Percent

published on: January 31, 2017

The numbers are in — and they are alarming. Officials with the Polaris Project, the Washington-based organization that works to eliminate all form of modern slavery, reported its statistics from the National Human Trafficking. In 2016, they learned of 8,042 cases … Continue reading

Ways to Help Immigrant Families

published on: January 31, 2017

Cardinal Blase Cupich Responds to Refugee Ban

published on: January 31, 2017

Viatorians Working to Eliminate All Forms of Modern Slavery

published on: January 23, 2017

Last year, Viatorians supported efforts on behalf of 14 Myanmar workers who escaped exploitation on a Thai poultry farm that supplied poultry to food giant Betagro. This year, despite an outpouring of support from around the world, the workers will … Continue reading

An Open Letter to President Donald Trump

published on: January 20, 2017

As members of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, Viatorians join with them and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious — collectively representing more than 55,000 religious sisters, brothers and priests — in issuing an open letter to President-Elect Donald Trump. … Continue reading