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Way of Cross, Way of Justice in New Orleans

“What did Jesus do?
He lived simply & non-violently, spoke truth to power and proclaimed God’s reign of Love and Justice.
His advice to us?
Do the same.”

In response, Hope House again organized the Way of the Cross/ Way of Justice to prayerfully walk through the streets of Downtown New Orleans on Good Friday. At each of the Fourteen Stations, a different group reminded us of the social justice issues facing our world today.
The Dominican Sisters of Peace and our Associates presented the First Station, Jesus is Condemned to Death, the Devaluation of Human Life.

Sisters, Kathy Broussard, Pat Thomas, and Suzanne Brauer and Dominican Sisters of Peace Associate, Jackie Mayo, Lois Mouton, Kevin Cahalan, Chris Cahalan, Lois Mouton and Paul Bonitatibus, a friend of the Ministry, Connie Veit, participated.

Our message was that because of racism, domestic violence, heterosexism, pedophilia, capital punishment, and war, human life is being devalued. After holding up signs depicting these evil values, the signs were reversed to display the positive challenges of Jesus on the tree.

Thanks to St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s art department for making the tree for us.

The presentation concluded with the group singing “Let us march on till victory is won.”

One thought on “Way of Cross, Way of Justice in New Orleans

  1. Thank you for your involvement in this event. The TREE was a great symbol for the Way of the Cross/ Way of Justice Public prayer. Thanks for sharing.

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