This seminar title caught my eye in Early December. As a Dominican Associate, I knew that in 2013, the congregation had pledged: “We, the Dominican Sisters of Peace, proclaim our mission to be a prophetic voice in solidarity with the poor, the marginalized, and the oppressed. We, along with our Dominican Associates, commit our support to efforts to end human trafficking.” Continue reading →
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Pittsburgh, PA, and surrounding areas have long been known for the many religious communities that call it home. For several decades these Sisters have worked collaboratively to accomplish some projects to assist the disadvantaged in the city. They do this through a group called “Path to Justice,” composed of representatives of 12 different communities who meet monthly. Continue reading →
Even before the crystal ball came down on Times Square many people resolved to be different in 2016. The most common New Year’s resolutions echoed through many homes – time to lose weight, exercise more, quit smoking, spend more time with family and get out of debt. Those are the most frequent New Year’s resolutions, and the most frequently broken. Continue reading →
“Compassion is not sentiment but is making justice and doing works of mercy. Compassion is not a moral commandment but a flow and overflow of the fullest human and divine energies.”
– Matthew Fox
Once in a while it is good to press the pause button and enjoy some successes, and there have been several in the arena of justice. Continue reading →