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Catholic Extension works in solidarity with people in America’s poorest regions to build up vibrant and transformative Catholic faith communities Front cover: La Lomita chapel in Mission Texas which received Catholic Extension’s first Texas grant in 1906 is now threatened by the building of a a a border wall Its pastor Father Roy Snipes a a 2019 Lumen Christi finalist is is leading the charge to protect it Above: In Carthage Mississippi the community celebrates the the Posada by reenacting the the pilgrimage of Mary and Joseph during Advent Catholic Extension provided comfort and resources to these residents in in the the months following the the ICE raids which targeted immigrants in their community 23

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