The International Day of Nonviolence is celebrated each year on October 2, the birth date of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of nonviolence. According to the United Nations General Assembly, in 2007 this commemoration was established to “ensure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and nonviolence.”
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Friends, as every July 30, we join the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (United Nations initiative), because “we affirm the dignity and rights of all people and denounce human trafficking and the economic and social systems that promote it.” (CCVI Corporate Stance, 2015).
A year ago the streets of the United States were filled with voices exclaiming “I can’t breathe,” “Black Lives Matter,” and “enough is enough.”
On November 15, Pope Francis invites the entire Church to celebrate the Fourth World Day of Prayer for, of, and with the Poor. For this reason, we want to create a sacred space to pray, from the heart, for and with the most vulnerable people. We want to unite ourselves with God so that Spirit may flood our bodies, minds, and spirits, and give us the strength and discernment to do our part in building the reign of God. May we help create a world of mutual relationships as sisters and brothers.
Taylor Robinson, a senior at Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) in Saint Louis, MO used her unique voice to empower others to recognize the importance of equal representation of women and fair treatment of all humanity.
A Statement from the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, May 31, 2020.
A few days from the Creation Time begins, we share this resource to pray.
On Thursday, July 18th, hundreds of Catholics gathered together in Washington D.C. for a Catholic Day of Action to end child detention and stop the inhumane treatment of immigrants and refugees in the United States.
February 20th marks the annual World Day of Social Justice, as established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, and this year our Congregation is also celebrating 150 years of promoting human dignity. This is definitely a sacred time for us to look back with gratitude, act in the present with passion, and dream of the future with hope.