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Immigration Services Focus of This Week's "Faith Alive!" Radio Program

Tune in to this week's "Faith Alive" on Annunciation Radio of Northwest Ohio as Host Rodney Schuster, Executive Director, Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo welcomes Beatriz Maya, Executive Director of La Conexión a community-based organization that welcomes, empowers, unites and represents the Latino community by facilitating the fair treatment of migrants and immigrants in the Diocese of Toledo

Then Sr. Norma Seni Pimentel, with the Missionaries of Jesus and Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley shares the emerging needs in the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville, Texas and her work providing humanitarian relief to immigrants on the U.S. - Mexico border. The Humanitarian Respite Center she launched in 2014 to respond to the immediate needs of unaccompanied children and migrants needing a place to rest and regain strength has been lauded by Pope Francis and many organizations across the country and around the world.

In April 2023, Sister Norma was awarded the Spirit of Francis Award by Catholic Extensions in Rome, Italy for her humanitarian efforts in the Rio Grande Valley. Recently, Pope Francis also sent her a video message encouraging her and all volunteers to continue their work and efforts along the U.S. - Mexico border.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo’s hour-long program airs weekly on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and is re-broadcast at 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Listen on Annunciation Radio's mobile app or on their website at 

This program can be found at and archived "Faith Alive" programs can be listened to on demand at in to WNOC 89.7 FM Toledo / Bowling Green, WHRQ 88.1 FM Sandusky / Port Clinton, WFOT 89.5 FM Mansfield / Lexington, WSHB 90.9 FM Willard, and WRRO 89.9 FM in Bryan are Northwest and North Central Ohio's Catholic Radio Stations.