As a part of their retreat, seventh and eighth grade students from Shepherd of the Hills school engage with Sister Ruth in a discussion about leadership.
Participants at the recent convocation of the Justice Conference of Women Religious in St. Louis were invited to examine the roots of systemic racism and explore the difficult work of purging themselves, their communities, and their country of the sin of racism and its destructive effects. Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Patricia Chappell and Anne-Louise Nadeau were the keynote speakers at the convocation. Both are presenters and workshop leaders specializing in anti-racism work. Sister Patricia serves as Executive Director and Sister Anne-Louise as Program Director of Pax Christi USA.
Sister Ruth Battaglia, CSA, attended on behalf of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes and met others from the LCWR 9 Legislative Network (WI) who attended, from left to right: Sisters Reg McKillip, Ruth Battaglia, CSA, Dusty Farnan, Dorothy Pagosa, and Tim Dewane.
Sister Ruth Battaglia, Justice Coordinator for the Sisters of St. Agnes, was recently quoted in an article about Fond du Lac's Care INC, a program designed to empower and assist people so they aren’t pulled into the cycle of poverty. Care INC is a network of 300 individuals who work together to ensure timely support for individuals who find themselves in temporary crisis situations. The program is funded in part by a CSA Acts Grant.
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