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Information about gatherings, programs, resources and activities that help promote social justice.
Reflections on Faith and Mission - Bro. Brandon Paluch SM
Brandon reflects on the connection between our Marianist charism and his work at the U. of Dayton Fitz Center: Marianists strive to witness, form, and transform. We seek to bear witness to Christ, to form faith-filled leaders on fire for the Gospel, and to transform our world into God's kingdom of peace and kinship. At the Fitz Center, our focus is on the latter two as we educate leaders who build communities. Just as Mary taught Jesus, we participate in Mary's mission of forming servant leaders. Read more…
Be an Advocate for Justice
Protect the Dignity & Rights of ImmigrantsUrge President Obama to make deportation practices more humane by making the following changes:
· End all night-time deportations; · End family separation during the deportation process; · Do not deport individuals to particularly dangerous locations; · Return all belongings prior to deportation; · Provide prior notification to Mexican authorities of people with special needs; · Provide opportunities for border NGO input.
Send an email to the Department of Homeland Security and the White House today You can also read more about these recommendations.
Stand in Support of Struggling WorkersUrge Congress to create a more inclusive economy by extending unemployment insurance. Email your rep and senator todayl
Charter for Compassion - Sign It and Support ItThe Charter for Compassion is an effort to restore compassionate thinking and action to the center of religious, moral and political life. Compassion is the principled determination to put ourselves in the shoes of the other (the Golden Rule), and lies at the heart of all religious and ethical systems. Add your name to affirm the Charter.
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Justice Jottings – the MSJC e-newsletter. To read the latest issue, click here. To read any of the previous issues, go to the Archive. To receive Justice Jottings monthly by email, fill in your email address below:
Marianist Groups – Programs for YOU Click here for social justice programs from MSJC for Marianist communities and groups.
Social Justice…on the Light SideTo keep from taking ourselves too seriously, click here for some humorous relief. It will make you smile!
Praying for Social Justice Sometimes the most important thing we can do, maybe the only thing, is to take our concerns to God. Click here to get some prayer ideas.
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