AUSCP E-Bulletin

Third Sunday of Lent

March 3, 2024

Lord, you have the words of everlasting life.

(Psalm 19)

Register NOW for the 2024 AUSCP Annual Assembly!

New Information – Here is the link to the Assembly Schedule:

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; or 859-253-1234 and ask for Code G-ACPX .

 Did you renew your AUSCP Membership?

If you are one of the 376 who have already renewed, thank you! You can ignore this message.

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:


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Upcoming Webinars

See below for our upcoming webinars.

Be sure to take a look and consider signing up.


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.


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.


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:


Catholic Sisters Working To Eradicate Human Trafficking

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

12:30 – 1:30 pm EDT

Online via Livestream

Join the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University for an online dialogue. More information and RSVP:

Human trafficking thrives because of a web of social injustice and human apathy. To mark Catholic Sisters Week, this dialogue will recognize Catholic sisters who work to address and eliminate human trafficking, which threatens the lives, dignity, and hopes of so many vulnerable people.

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