Day: November 22, 2013

Food banks cannot make up for SNAP cuts

Deacon Diane Riley of Diocese of Newark says that the state’s food banks cannot make up for the $90 million annual cuts in SNAP benefits. The advocacy director of the Community FoodBank says that these cuts will affect 873,000 people — 10 percent of the population of New Jersy, the vast majority being children, elderly or the working poor.

Let’s Save These for Later

Friday, November 22, 2013 — Week of Proper 28, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 102 (morning) // 107:1-32 (evening) 1 Maccabees 4:36-59 Revelation 22:6-13 Matthew 18:10-20 In today’s world of consumerism, materialism, and clutter, […]