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The Jesuit Border Podcast seeks to highlight the work that the Catholic Church and others are doing to address the needs of migrants along the US-Mexico border. Fr. Brian Strassburger and Fr. Louie Hotop are two Jesuit priests sent to the Diocese of Brownsville, TX, with the mandate to “read the reality and respond to it.” Part of that response is the Jesuit Border Podcast, in which they share stories and reflections about their own ministry among migrants in shelters and camps along the border, and they interview others who work with and advocate for migrants and refugees. After Fr. Louie received a new mission, Fr. Brian is now joined on the podcast by Joe Nolla, a Jesuit in formation for the priesthood.
Jesuit Border Podcast study guides break down the episodes for each season so that you can dive deeper into all of the themes and stories with a group, class, or for your own personal reflection.
How can I help?
If you would like to contribute to the ministry of the Jesuits in Brownsville, check out their Amazon wishlist, which is based on direct feedback from migrants themselves.
To make a monetary donation you may do so by donating through the Jesuit Central and Southern Province. Follow the link below and under “Designation” click “Brownsville Ministry.” This donation is tax-deductible and will be used to help aid migrants directly.
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