The cries of economic, physical, emotional, and spiritual pain from a wounded and hurting people are ever before us in these challenging times. The most recent shooting of Jacob Blake seven times in his back by Kenosha police and the suicide of a young man in downtown Minneapolis sparking further unrest and several nights of cities-wide curfews are manifestations of this pain, racial inequity, civil unrest, political polarization, and more. The charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph reminds us of our deep interconnectedness with all, most especially our dear neighbors suffering.

Read our full statement: 2020 CSJ St. Paul August Statement

August 28th, 2020