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    The UCC is both a very young tradition and a very old church. We are four traditions with significant history, filled with both beauty and ugliness, that combined to create something new, in 1957. As a former Catholic, I love and appreciate history, and where history matters most and is most fascinating is looking at how different strands change or end or wind into the present and the future, often in surprising ways. The UCC traces its roots back to four different denominations, each of which brought unique history and characteristics. The UCC is a continuation of the four strands and is more than the four strands. The Congregationalists were our most famous progenitors. Most Americans have some exposure to the Congregationalists through…

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    face a period of poverty after her family lost their home and their income to an earthquake, getting arrested and going on hunger strikes in a protest, and even having failed relationships and an abortion. During these hard difficulties which she was forced to overcome came great success as she was awarded a scholarship at the University of Illinois at the age of 16, Dorothy also was a co-founder to the catholic worker newspaper and started the catholic worker movement. This report discusses…

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    The women named Dorothy Day,who lived between 1891 to 1980 life could be found on the book “The Long, Loneliness,” the film “Entertaining Angels,” and many more articles and papers. Dorothy Day was a journalist and founder of the Catholic Worker movement in the 1930s (WW 2 era) with Peter Maurin, who have very similars goal with Day. Both support nonviolence, and enjoyed to help the poor with simple life. Throughout her life, the Catholic Worker movement is what made Dorothy Day well-known to…

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    Religious Traditions

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    My project is about attending a worship service different from my own religious tradition, which is Catholic. I chose this project because I want to learn about other religions, other traditions, how they worship and what is involve in their ways of doing things. Experiencing a religion other than mine, will expand my knowledge. I believe that we always learn something new everyday and that we have to be open to receive what life offers by being here in this world that God created. What…

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    in 1939. For the next decade the Chavez family moved up and down California working in the fields. During this period Cesar encountered rough conditions that he would dedicate his life to changing: unfit migrant camps, corrupt labor contractors, low wages for backbreaking work, and racism. Chavez activism began in 1952 when he met a fellow activist and Catholic priest, Father Donald McDonnell, and Fred Ross an organizer with the Community Service Organization. Who later recruited Chavez to…

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    farms picking fruits and vegetables. Growing up he realize that he didn't like how the workers of the farms were treated and the unfair circumstances that they had to go through due to their immigration status. Worried about the health and lives of innocent immigrant workers Chavez began to dedicate his life to changing these working conditions. His ambition as an organizer was inspired by a Catholic priest and Fred Ross, an organizer with the Community Service Organization.…

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    The story of “Bless Me Ultima” takes place in Guadalupe, New Mexico also knows to as an Indo-Hispano village. New Mexico has the highest percentage of Hispanics residents and that helps with considering this film a Chicano film. Antonio’s mother is devoutly Catholic which has to do a lot with why Antonio’s idolizes Virgin Mary. This shows the cultural values that his mother has passed to him. Ultima is a curandera, who understands that life and spiritually can be viewed in different and equally…

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    The Domestic Workforce

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    parentage of mistreated and under paid domestic working women has skyrocketed. The cruel and harsh conditions one may face can sometimes be unbelievable and unbearable. In no way, shape or form should this action be tolerated. Domestic working women deserve to be treated with respect, equal pay and benefits along with excellent working conditions. Many domestic workers come from foreign countries often trying to escape poverty, danger and ultimately live a better lifestyle. In 2014,…

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    indigenous traditions and customs and Catholic influence in Latin America. The Latin American festivals and celebrations especially are closely tied to religious practices of the Catholic Church so most of them take place on days according to the liturgical seasons in Catholic Christianity. In Latin America, Christian holiday celebrations include indigenous elements unlike the ones in Western Europe because in Latin America, there was a fusion of the Catholic beliefs and the indigenous folk…

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    Personal Beliefs

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    opportunities to examine who I am and what beliefs define me as a person. In addition to providing a better self -understanding, I believe self-awareness of personal beliefs will make me a better social worker. Self-awareness will allow me to see clients through lenses that are more appropriate and as a unique individual with unique needs. In the past, self-examination has revealed positive beliefs and core values. Some of these beliefs include: live with uncompromising integrity, have…

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