The Justice Office together with the Province Leadership team have begun the process of hiring for a new Justice Associate in the Justice Office. Please hold this process in your prayers as we search of a candidate to help us in our collective work for justice.
Justice Commission has affirmed their goals for 2019-2020 as follows:
Confronting Whiteness and Racism (formerly the Dismantling Racism) Working Group members invite community members to join us for carpooling to a special Rev. Martin Luther King Day film screening on the evening of Monday, Jan 20th at 7 PM at Penumbra Theatre for the film “I am Not your Negro” with discussion following.
Criminal Justice Working Group are looking forward to the visit of Sr. Helen Prejean on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 27th at St. Catherine University. In preparation for this event and in collaboration with Carondelet Village, the group will be offering three screenings of Hollywood film on Sr. Helen’s work, “Dead Man Walking,” at 1:30 PM on each of the following days: Thursday Jan. 9, Saturday Jan 11, and Sunday Jan. 12.
Earth Partners Working Group discussed and completed the Working and Task Group Assessment and identified goals for the next year. New goal is to advise the development of the CSJ Province Sustainability Plan. Earth Partners look forward to a joint meeting with St. Kate’s Student Senate Sustainability Committee on February 17th, 2020.
Gospel of Life Task Group is working with Carondelet Village to screen the film “Unplanned” in the coming weeks. Watch for dates on notices in Carondelet Village.
Immigration Working Group encourages prayers at this time for the U.S. Supreme Court as they decide the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.
Legislative Advocacy Partners Working Group continues to meet with St. Kates students in various classes through the end of the semester by engaging students in their social justice passions and to inspire their actions, activism, and to advocate for justice.
Native American Awareness Working Group
Ritual Task Group invites you to the next Peace Prayer will be on Saturday, January 11th focusing our prayers for Trafficking Survivors. The prayer will be at 6:30 PM in the Our Lady of Presentation Chapel.