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If I had my way

  If you didn’t already know Cesar Aguirre AKA Ceaze, who lives and works at Casa Maria with his two daughters, is also a rapper. But he doesn’t waste his talent rapping about nonsense, or glorifying drugs, alcohol and violence. He uses his talent to spread messages that matter, messages that impact the community. He […]

¿Quién es AMLO?\\Who is AMLO?

Por Ángel Reyes AMLO es Andrés Manuel López Obrador, que actualmente está corriendo por la presidencia de México, con el partido político que el fundo en 2014, MORENA (Movimiento de Regeneración Nacional) También es conocido como el Peje, otros lo llaman el mesías, o la esperanza de México. López Obrador empezó su Carrera política a […]

WELCOME to the Reyes family\\BIENVENIDOS a la familia Reyes

By Brian Flagg. In case you did not know, Casa Maria just bought this really nice house on the corner of 24th and 3rd ave. I think its finest feature is the perfect view of Guadalupe Soup Kitchen from the large bedroom window in the rear of the house! And la familia Reyes is living […]

CHAD OWENS R.I.P.

by Brian Flagg Long time Casa Maria worker Chad Owens died in his sleep on Sunday, October 1, here in his bedroom at Casa Maria.   He was 69 years old. He had returned 5 days earlier from the hospital where he had a tumor removed from near his spine. He was scheduled to begin […]

PADRE JIM HOBERT…

Un gran hombre, un gran sacerdote, un humilde servidor de Nuestro Señor Jesucristo. Después de servir un tiempo en la parroquia El Sagrado Corazón lo cambiaron a Douglas, AZ. Los lunes en la mañana ha celebrado misa aquí por años, ademas cuando es tiempo de luchar el ha estado con nosotros en la calle o […]

LA FIESTA DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DEL MONTE CARMELO \\ THE FEAST DAY OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL

por Alicia Nuñez O.C.D.S. El 16 de julio es la Fiesta de Nuestra Señora del Monte Carmelo. Este año queremos empezar a tener mas eventos Carmelitas en español para que nuestra comunidad pueda participar. La celebración empezó el día 7 con platicas relacionadas a Nuestra Señora del Monte Carmelo y la Orden Carmelita. Es una […]

GIFT OF GAB, THE GENTRIFICATION SONG

by Cesar Aguirre Across the country gentrification has been affecting inner-city communities. From Brooklyn to San Francisco inner-city communities have been taken over by moneyed interests. Some claim that it is development and improvement of poor, blighted communities with high crime rates and homelessness. But for those of us who live here it pushes us […]