A letter signed by 50 religious leaders will be delivered at Call to the Audience. Msgr. Tom Cahalane, pastor of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church and Rev. Delle McCormick, pastor of Rincon Congregational Church will speak for the clergy.

Originally the Bus Riders Union wanted to write Pope Francis, another bus rider, to ask him to join the Union. After consulting with Bishop Kicanas, he offered the idea of asking clergy to sign a letter such as the one going to Mayor and Council. Thanks Bishop Kicanas!

Here is a list of clergy who signed the letter to the Mayor and Council:

Msgr. Tom Cahalane                  Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic

Rev. John Kitagawa                            St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Rev. Sharon Ragland                 St. Mark’s United Methodist

Msgr. Raul Trevizo                     St. John the Evangelist Catholic

Rev. Delle McCormick                Rincon Congregational UCC

Rev. Jim Hobert                        Sacred Heart Catholic

Rev. Hildegardo Gonzalez          Iglesia Luterana San Juan Bautista

Rev. Tom Tureman                    Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Rev. David Wilkinson                 St. Francis in the Foothills UMC

Rev. Gonzalo Villegas                St. Augustine Cathedral

Rev. Beth Rambikur                  First Church United Methodist

Rev. Harry Ledwith                    St. Pius X Catholic

Rev. Gayle Bintliff                     Tanque Verde Lutheran

Rev. Vili Valderrama                 Our Lady of Fatima Catholic

Rev. Lee Milligan                      Casas Adobes Congregational UCC

Rev. Stephen Barnufsky OFM       San Xavier Mission

Rev. Ed Denham                       Desert Skies United Methodist

Rev. Steve Keplinger                 Grace St. Paul Episcopal

Rev. Ravin Gaston                    United Methodist Church

Rev. Ron Phares                        Mountain Vista Unitarian Universalist

Rev. Edgar Lopez                       St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic

Rev. Bruce White                      St. Alban’s Episcopal

Rev. Scott Opsahl                     St. Mark’s Presbyterian

Rev. John Smith                       St. Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal

Rev. Vicki Hesse                       St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Rev. James Dew                        Santa Cruz Lutheran ELCA

Rev. Bill Dougherty                   St. Pius X Catholic

Rev. Kirk Reed                          Catalina United Methodist

Rev. Sean Carroll, SJ                Kino Border Initiative

Rev. Greg Foraker                     St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Deaconess Marjie Hrabe            St. Mark’s United Methodist

Rev. James Tumulty OFM        San Xavier Mission

Rev. Leah Sandwell-Weiss         St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Rev. Bill Remmel, SDS              Catholic Priest

Rev. Ruthie Hooper                   St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Rev. Mark Long                         St. Ambrose Catholic

Rev. Paul Buckwalter                St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Rev. John Lillie                         Lutheran Pastor

Rev. Dan Johnson                     Evangelical Covenant Church

Rev. Anne Strong                      St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Rev. Raymond S. Thomas          The Holy Way Presbyterian Church

Rev. Ron Rude                          Lutheran Campus Ministry

Rev. Cliff Blinman                     St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Brother Dave Buer OFM           San Xavier Mission

Rev. Linda Hutson                              Grace St. Paul Episcopal

Rev. Emilio Chapa                              St. Augustine Cathedral

Rev. Beverly Edminster                       St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal

Rev. Charlie Knapp                                Catholic Priest

Rev. David Gillespie                                St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal


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