Oct 5

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence thrives when we are silent.  Please join the Domestic Violence Outreach Ministry ('DVOM') for the following events as we raise awareness and work to end all forms of domestic violence, both physical and non-physical, within our parish and our community. Read More:

  • Purple ribbons were distributed after all Masses September 30.  Please wear it during the month of October. The purple ribbons tied around the trees on the church campus during the month are a visual reminder that October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. 
  • Silent Witness Exhibit: Remember My Story Remember My Name –Join us in the Pine Room on Monday, October 15th from 7:00 – 8:15 pm.  Please join us to gain an understanding of this issue from witnesses, silent and those in attendance, and learn from a representative from Sarah’s Inn what resources are available to victims and their families. Organized by the DVOMs of Ascension, St. Edmund’s & St. Luke’s.       

Many men and women die each year in acts of domestic violence in the United States. Each one has a story. Join our efforts to end this tragedy. Because we need to remember their stories. We need to remember their names.

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