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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.


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Pope Francis is calling for an ecological conversion for all who live on this planet through his encyclical, Laudado Si’.  Hence, throughout the Season of Creation, we will be introducing the seven goals of the Laudato Si’ Action Platform into our daily reflections. This week we focus on:

 

GOAL#7:
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND PARTICIPATORY ACTION

 
Image of the seven Laudato Si' Goals with the 7th goal highlighted

Goal #7 encourages the development of cultures and policies that protect our common home and all who share it.

Each day provides you with an opportunity to See, Reflect, and Act.

To help you "See" the signs of our times,
we provide a relevant resource to read.

To supplement as you "Reflect" on the text,
we provide a relevant quotation from Laudato Si'.

To inspire you to "Act" in the world,
we share a relevant action that CSA has taken.

Finally, we will provide a daily Intercession to remind you that you are not doing this difficult work alone.

 

If you prefer to receive the details for the whole week in one email please send email to Tracy Abler at table@csasisters.org

Season of Creation Logo

Pope Francis is calling for an ecological conversion for all who live on this planet through his encyclical, Laudado Si’.  Hence, throughout the Season of Creation, we will be introducing the seven goals of the Laudato Si’ Action Platform into our daily reflections. This week we focus on:

GOAL#5:
ECOLOGICAL EDUCATION

 

GOAL#6:
ECOLOGICAL SPIRITUALITY

 
Image of the seven Laudato Si' Goals with the 3rd and 4th goal highlighted

Goal #5 is about re-thinking and re-designing curricular and institutional reform in the spirit of integral ecology in order to foster ecological awareness and transformative action. .
Goal #6 recovers a religious vision of God's creation and encourages greater contact with the natural world in a spirit of wonder, praise, joy, and gratitude.

Each day provides you with an opportunity to See, Reflect, and Act.

To help you "See" the signs of our times,
we provide a relevant resource to read.

To supplement as you "Reflect" on the text,
we provide a relevant quotation from Laudato Si'.

To inspire you to "Act" in the world,
we share a relevant action that CSA has taken.

Finally, we will provide a daily Intercession to remind you that you are not doing this difficult work alone.

 

If you prefer to receive the details for the whole week in one email please send email to Tracy Abler at table@csasisters.org

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Season of Creation: Sept 9

September 09, 2021
By Tracy Abler, Justice Coordinator

SEE

On August 24, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling affirming a lower court decision that requires the Biden administration to reinstate the Trump-era Migrant Protection Protocols or "Remain in Mexico" policy, which forces people seeking asylum to await their court dates in Mexico.

On August 11, 2011, the Senate passed a budget resolution that advanced many economic and other urgent needs. Included in the package was a commitment to creating a path to citizenship for certain immigrants in the United States. In the Interfaith Immigration Coalition article, "Congress Must Show Up For Immigrant Justice, So Each Person Can Find Welcome and Home," several religious leaders speak to this.

Read the Article

 

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

 

 

REFLECT

"A sense of deep communion with the rest of nature cannot be real if our hearts lack tenderness, compassion and concern for our fellow human beings.
- Laudato Si' 91

Read Laudato Si’

 

 

 

Sister Trish at the border wall

ACT

The current leadership team of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Agnes, issued a Statement on the Treatment of Immigrants on the Border. Additionally, in observance of World Refugee Day, on June 20, 2018, a Statement on Separation of Immigrant Children from Parents was issued.

CSA Sisters have a long history of work on the border and continue to work nationwide in ministries that include being an attorney, a librarian, and working in schools, healthcare, and parishes in parts of Arizona and New Mexico.

Read about Sister Stories from the Border

 

INTERCESSION

That we have strength to defend those who are marginalized, give aid to those in need, come to the defense of those who are poor and vulnerable, and to welcome those who are on the move into our homes and hearts, we pray.

Tags: laudato-si

 

 


 

 

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