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Prayer for October

Reading 1 You shall make for yourselves no idols and erect no carved images or pillars, and you shall not place figured stones in your land, to worship at them; for I am the Lord your God. You shall keep my … Continue reading

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Five Reasons the Climate Summit in Paris Is Important

There are many reasons the Climate Summit in Paris is important. Here are five: The laws of physics wait for no one. GHG emissions continue to escalate and Earth is in a fever. We need a binding global agreement that will … Continue reading

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The Integrity of Creation – Tying It All Together

Since February we have examined how social justice issues are really ecological issues, planetary household issues. Environmental ills and social ills are so interrelated that they cannot be defined outside of one another. And we are learning more and more … Continue reading

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Laudato Si’: An Encyclical of Re-Membering

The following article may be found online on NCR’s Global Sisters Report Website at this link. We are grateful for the permission to use it. The author Sister Margaret Galiardi, a Dominican Sister of  Amityville, is a member of the … Continue reading

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Prayer for Migrants

There are many reasons why people migrate: to escape political or religious or ethnic persecution, to find work or advancement, to pursue education or health care, to escape the violence of war and gangs and terrorists, to rebuild lives and … Continue reading

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