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Moving From Indifference and Embracing Mercy

Maryann Lawlor, OP
Blog by Sr. Maryann Lawlor, OP

In this Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis we are called to take a step back and concretely meditate on how our perception of immigrants reflects the Gospel of Matthew where Jesus tells us: “I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”

With this in mind the faces and stories of several immigrants come to mind: Continue reading →

Posted in Just Reflecting

Commissioning of the Ikuzeh Living Kindness Centre for Learning

openingKADUNA STATE, NIGERIA – Unseasonable cold and rutted roads did not prevent people from attending the commissioning of the Ikuzeh Livingkindness Centre for Learning on January 27, 2016. The Centre for Learning came about through the collaboration of the local community, Hope for the Village Child Foundation and the Livingkindness Foundation. Dominican Sister of Peace Rita Schwarzenberger, OP, is a longtime missionary in Nigeria and currently manages Hope for the Village Child. Continue reading →

Posted in News

Can There Ever Be Enough Time?

Blog by Sr. Pat Thomas, OP
Blog by Sr. Pat Thomas, OP

If you are reading this, please tell me, do you ever have enough time in your life? If you said “yes,” let me know how, please! Our lives are pretty much controlled by time: good time, bad time; time clocks, time cards; day time, night time; wasted time, precious time; and my personal favorite, “free” time, just to name a few. Continue reading →

Posted in Weekly Word

Right or Privilege?

Blog by Sr. Judy Morris, OP
Blog by Sr. Judy Morris, OP

Somewhere in the Guinness Book of World Records the current Congress must appear with the largest number of attempts to repeal a piece of legislation. At last count there were 62 attempts to derail the Affordable Care Act (sometimes called Obamacare). One has to admit opponents in Congress are persistent!

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Posted in Peace & Justice Blog