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Life and Dignity of the Human Person

Created in God’s image, humans have inherent dignity and worth. This belief of the Catholic Church lays the foundation for all other teachings. The Sisters of St. Agnes and their Associates honor the sacredness of human life from conception to natural death.  During the Cold War the Sisters supported human life by opposing the use of nuclear weapons; they declared their property to be a nuclear free zone. After 9-11 the Sisters formulated a public stance on peace and nonviolence as a guide for personal and communal actions. In the last decade they adopted corporate stances against the death penalty (2006) and human trafficking (2007). These actions demonstrate the Sisters’ reverence for life and their commitment to a consistent ethic of life.


Sister Ruth Battaglia, CSA
Justice Coordinator

320 County Road K Fond du Lac, WI 54937-8158
Phone: (920) 907-2315  
Fax: (920) 921-8177