video openingIn 2007 the U.S. Senate designated January 11th as a National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness in an effort to raise consciousness about this global, national and local issue. For the ninth consecutive year, local Catholic Sisters representing congregations in the Greater Boston Area gathered with over 100 sisters, associates, and friends on January 8, the Sunday closest to January 11, to mark this national day and pray for an end to human trafficking, also known as modern-day slavery. The vigil was hosted by the Boston Unit of LCWR at the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston Motherhouse. Click here to view a brief video of the vigil. To read more about the day click here.


Pope Francis 2017 World Day of Peace Message

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On January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, the Roman Catholic Church also celebrates the World Day of Peace which was established by Pope Paul VI in 1967. On this day, the Popes have issued messages in support of peace and justice throughout the world. In 2017, Pope Francis writes about: Nonviolence: a Style of Politics for Peace. This video presents a few excerpts from the document for prayer and reflection.

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Nonviolence: a Style of Politics for Peace

 Click here for the full-text Pope Francis' 2017 World Peace Day message.

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Volume 2.2 - January 11, 2017

This edition of ‘the MORE...update’ reviews details of these offerings of which you are already aware and provides information about additional justice initiatives. All of these events are open to the public. Invite others!


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Kathy McCluskey, CSJ More than Words

The twelfth CSJ Heritage Convocation of the Corporation for Sponsored Ministries was held on April 6, 2016. Kathy McCluskey, CSJ, spoke on the topic, CSSJ Charism: More than Words. Kathy’s presentation was both informative and entertaining. Using the image of the dance Kathy asked, “We know the words to the ‘song’,” then asked, “Can we dance to it?”

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