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The mission of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation ministry is to explore CSA's distinct contribution to the ongoing, nonviolent transformation of the world towards peace, justice and ecology. This work embraces the efforts of sisters, associates, co-workers and others who share the CSA vision. We live out the mission to bring about systemic change by using the lens of nonviolence to focus on the issues of women, children, health care, globalization (especially as it affects Latin America), seamless ethic of life.

Note: The ideas and opinions expressed in this blog are solely those of the author's and should not be ascribed to the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes or its members. On August 5, 2021, we archived old blog posts. You can find the archive by clicking here.


Season of Creation: Sept 3

September 03, 2021
By Tracy Abler, Justice Coordinator


"Biodiversity – the diversity of life on [Earth] – is integral to a healthy and stable environment. Diversity of life ensures environmental resilience, provides humans with the life systems on which they rely and enriches life on [Earth.] Due to human activities, the planet is currently experiencing a biodiversity crisis which is resulting in the loss of species and populations of species and the habitats that support them." 

Read the Source Document


Laudato Si Goals with Response of the Cry of the Earth highlighted




“Caring for ecosystems demands farsightedness, since no one looking for quick and easy profit is truly interested in their preservation." - Laudato Si' 36

Read Laudato Si’




One of the CSA solar panels


CSA protects biodiversity by maintaining prairies of native plants and scheduled prairie burns. The photo above is one of many from the 2021 prairie burn.

Read about the benefits of prairie burning
and see photos from the 2021 burn.



That we may grow in consciousness, awe, and praise of the mystery of God’s creation and in our reverence of all that is created, we pray.

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