AUSCP E-Bulletin

First Sunday of Lent

February 18, 2024

One does not live on bread alone,
but on every word that comes forth from the mouth of God.

(Mt. 4:4b)

Register NOW for the 2024 AUSCP Annual Assembly!

Registration is available online, or by check.

Send checks to: AUSCP, PO Box 676, Tiffin, OH 44883

Access Online Assembly Registration Form HERE.

Link for Hyatt Regency Online reservations:

OR, call 800-233-1234 and ask for Code G-ACPX .

 Did you renew your AUSCP Membership?

Don’t Forget!

January was the month for AUSCP membership renewal. The yearly membership fee is $60 for priest members. We encourage Friends to support our work, but there is no set fee for Friends. We appreciate your membership! Please stay with us by renewing at this link at your earliest convenience, if you have not already renewed for 2024:

Special thanks to the 357 who have already renewed!


Make a donation to AUSCP as your Lenten Almsgiving!

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Thank YOU!

(We have reached $80,135

toward a goal of $100,000.)


Upcoming Webinars

There are several new webinars scheduled over the next few months.

Be sure to take a look below and consider signing up.


AUSCP Zoom Discussion Series on Racism

This program is part of the three-year strategic plan to combat racism provided by the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests Anti-racism Team. All are welcome and you may invite others to join. You need not have attended previous sessions and may switch between these sessions as you wish.

Year 3 Task: Dismantle Structural and Deeply Systemic Racism in our American Society

Two sessions will be offered: Wednesday afternoons and Thursday evenings:

Wednesday February 14, 21, 28, & March 6 (2:30-4:00 PM ET) or

Thursday February 15, 22, 29, & March 7 (7:30-9:00 PM ET)

The sessions will be moderated by Rev. John Judie and Susan and Paul Sherman.

Contact Paul ( to register.



Wednesdays, February 21, 28 and March 6, 13, 2024.

4-5pm ET followed with 30-45 minutes of further discussion.

Host: Fr. Bob Bonnot Presenter: Dr. Joe Torma

Constitution on SACRED LITURGY, Sacrosanctum Concilium

Sacred Liturgy was the first Vatican II conciliar constitution developed and adopted by the Council in 1963. It established several adjustments for Restoration of the Liturgy, especially the Eucharist. This 4-part webinar offers an apt preparation … for the Eucharistic Revival the Church in America is holding during a National Eucharistic Congress from July 17-21, 2024. Other developments regarding Liturgy in the Constitution include the Mystery of Eucharist, Sacraments and Sacramentals, the Divine Office used by many, the organization of the Liturgical Year, Sacred Music, Art and Furnishings used in various liturgical places. This Webinar can help many persons to refresh their liturgical practice and spirituality.

Register by clicking HERE.


What is Asylum?

Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 3 pm EST / 2 pm CST

Michael Richard, the Legal Director of Immigration Services for the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, will offer a thought provoking webinar which will help one better understand asylum law and the reasons individuals seek protection under asylum. This a current topic as tens of thousands of individuals from around the world are seeking asylum in the United States in order to save their lives. There will be a short period for questions after the presentation. The AUSCP Working Group on Immigration is hosting the webinar.

Register by clicking HERE.


Other Webinars and Activities that might be of interest:

Synodality: Pope Francis’ Most Significant Legacy

Sunday, March 3, 2:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Speaker: Austen Ivereigh, UK-based writer and commentor who has written 2 biographies of Pope Francis.

Sponsored by the Association of Pittsburgh Priests

For the Zoom link, Register at:


Georgetown University Presents: A Listening Church in a Divided Nation

Event page and link to RSVP:



Keynote Address: Rev. Jim Antal

Tri-State Creation Care is a coalition of people of faith

dedicated to encouraging the care of our Earth and its resources.e Welcome.

Saturday, Feb. 24 – 9 am to Noon (CST)

Aldersgate UMC, 5130 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN

If you are interested in watching on ZOOM, please send your email address to:


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