Mass Dedicated to Single Parents…

Mass Dedicated to Single Parents… April 19, 2015

… It’s a start.

“At St. Edward the Confessor Parish in Metairie, Deacon Uriel Durr often sees divorced parents walking around as though they had “the letter ‘D’ scrawled on their chests” – a weighty, self-imposed burden that prevented their full participation in parish life.

I wish to eliminate this awkwardness, coupled with a desire to tell divorced, separated and never married parents about the many ways the church can offer healing, inspired Deacon Durr to begin a new parish ministry called “Outreach to Single Parents.”

Its mission is to help single Catholic parents find a place to call home in the church and nurture their parental vocation through spiritual, social and healing activities.”

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