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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Perhaps you are interested in making a long-term commitment to the sustainability of our planet through meatless meals

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | April 12, 2019 | 1 Comment

A question to ponder: If beef was more expensive, would you eat as much of it?

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | April 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

What if there was one small change you could make that would add up to a big difference for the health of the planet and help you to live healthily? Would you try it?

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Greater scarcity of water will lead to an increase in the cost of food and the various products which depend on its use.”

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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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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on abuse of Catholic Sisters by clergy

By Sisters of Providence | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The sexual harassment and rape of Catholic sisters by priests and bishops has been discussed in meetings of leaders of orders of Catholic sisters from around the world for almost 20 years

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Prayer and Reflections for Awareness Against Human Trafficking

By Sisters of Providence | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

We wanted to share with you these reflections from the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Holy Cross International Justice Office as we continue to take a stand against Human Trafficking.

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Weekly Reflection: Fair Trade – A Response to Human Trafficking

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 21, 2019 | 3 Comments

Fair trade is an approach to business/development that seeks to create greater equity in the international trading system

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Weekly Reflection: Labor Trafficking Here and Now

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 14, 2019 | 1 Comment

Labor Trafficking in the United States is a form of both labor and sex trafficking where victims are made to perform a task through force, fraud or coercion

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Practical ways to reduce CO2 emissions

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

One big way is to change our diet. For each day of the week that we eat vegetarian rather than consume meat, we reduce our carbon footprint by 700 lbs. annually.

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