In these challenging political times, let us remember the strength of life and community. In light of immigrants and refugees who seek to enter the United States, Incarnate Word Sisters, Staff, Associates, past and present students of UIW, people working as interns with Incarnate Word Foundation in St. Louis, and people associated with the CCVI Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Committee gather with others holding up international law, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and principals of Catholic Social Teaching on the dignity of human beings. UIW students concerned about vulnerable children who are suffering have been gathering resources to help them.
Tag: Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation
The Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) for the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word extend our deepest sympathies to all those impacted by the most recent school shooting in our country, this time in Santa Fe, TX. As a Congregation that seeks to incarnate the healing and saving love of God in the world, we stand strong in our commitment to Gospel nonviolence and lament the rampant and senseless violence plaguing our society today.
Last week, on January 31st, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, represented by the Congregational JPIC Office and sisters from El Puente Ministry, participated in the 3rd annual Sex Trafficking Awareness Day in Jefferson City at the State Capitol.
There is a nobility in the duty to care for creation through little daily actions. (Laudato Si’, 211)
I share with you here my experience of the Meeting of Religious Life from Indigenous Communities in the town of Machetla II (Diocese of Huejutla, Hidalgo, Mexico).
There are many ways you can bring a focus of justice, peace, and the care of creation into your Advent practices and prayers. Below are some of the resources available to guide in your prayer and reflection this Advent season.
On Sunday, July 30th, World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word held a public prayer vigil for victims of human trafficking in their Chapel of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX.
June 20-22, 2017 twenty-seven lay leaders from CCVI ministries throughout the United States and Mexico gathered in San Antonio, TX for the second Summer Seminar hosted by the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.
“You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.” Exodus 23:9.