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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

We commit ourselves … to live as citizens of Earth community with a common future. We commit to setting specific, measurable personal and group goals for simple living, wise use of Earth’s resources and love for one another

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‘Friday Food Fast Facts’

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 15, 2019 | 4 Comments

Lent is also a time when some choose to fast by abstaining from eating meat one or more days a week or simply becoming more intentional about their food choices

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‘Friday Food Fast Facts’

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 8, 2019 | 2 Comments

‘We commit ourselves to deepen our understanding of the principles of eco-justice and environmental responsibility.’

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Grassroots, indivisible

By Sister Barbara Battista | May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

We find in joining with others to effect real social change that we ourselves are more hopeful, more able to embrace diversity, and more willing to engage others who look, think, or act differently than ourselves. As a nation, we have experienced quite a shift these days. Contributing to our democracy by joining a local Indivisible group, I experience the deep joy of contributing to the common good.

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Sister Barbara Battista is a native of Indianapolis who currently ministers as the Congregation's Justice Promoter. She credits her social justice activism to her mother Alice's strong example. Raised in a large and extended Italian family household, Sister Barbara comes by community organizing quite naturally. She is a passionate and energetic advocate for full equity and equality for women and girls in church and society.