March, speakers, draw attention to poverty, voting rights, health care needs
Published by Catholic News Service, posted by the Catholic Spirit on June 23, 2022
The Loretto Community was one of several religious orders and organizations that participated in the Moral March on Washington on June 18, 2022.
Mercy Sisters Joan Serda and Marilyn Graf said they hoped the June 18 Moral March on Washington, organized by the Poor People’s Campaign, would get more people “to understand the plight of the poor in our country.”
If so, “that will be some achievement,” Sister Serda said in an interview posted on her religious community’s website before she and Sister Graf left their convent in Mobile, Alabama, to head for the nation’s capital.
“Maybe there will be a groundswell and we can make changes,” she added. “I’m looking for more enthusiasm for myself as well.”
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