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The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent - while the economy added a better-than-expected 171,000 jobs. However -- the number of unemployed grew by 170,000, roughly the same amount -- to 12.3 million. How this will impact voters is anyone's guess.
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Reading 1, Baruch 4:5-12, 27-29
¡Ánimo, pueblo mío, memorial de Israel ! Ustedes fueron ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 69:33-35, 36-37
For God listens to the poor, he has never scorned his captive ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 10:17-24
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St. Ewald & Ewald
October 3: Martyred Northumbrian brothers, one called “the Fair” and one ... Read More