George Michael Irwin (1932 - 2016)

George Michael Irwin prayerfully went to his eternal reward on June 15th at the age of 83 at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Roouge.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Carolyn Clesi Irwin in 1990, 2 infant sons, grandson, brother, stepson and parents.  He was a native and resident of New Orleans until he moved to Baton Rouge after hurricane Katerina, and loved living there.  He is survived by his devoted wife Pat Decell Irwin, 2 daughters, 1 son, 8 gran

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Official complaint filed with Mexican government

Attached a document containing a complaint against the irrational exploitation of forests in the Sierra Tarahumara. So that you can make it known to the groups of people where you work . Pastoral agents want to make the voice, of the communities we serve, public and for centuries has remained silent.

Miguel Quintanilla S.J.
  Director General
Complejo Asistencial Clínica Santa Teresita AC (CACSTAC)

www.cacstac.com

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Preserving a heritage, Ensuring a future

Imagine lives so impoverished that most of the community's children die before reaching the age of five. The children are part of a tribe of 60,000 Tarahumara Indians, who live in caves and primitive huts, with unsafe drinking water, parasites, and devastating malnutrition. Picture all this in an area of unsurpassed scenic beauty, with mountains and canyons and a rich cultural heritage - just hours from El Paso, Texas. This is the situation that Father Verplancken found when he came to Creel, Mexico in the early 1960's.

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