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First EFI Farm Certification

Posted on 09. Nov, 2014 by .

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That is the slogan for the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI). On October 22, the EFI issued its first Farm Certifications to the Andrew & Williamson Strawberry Farm and the Earthbound Farm, which produces salad greens and vegetables. This certification assures safe working conditions, pesticide management and food safety. To read more about the certification and about EFI, visit their website!

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It is right and just

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by .

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“It is right and just”

These are words we hear or say every time we go to mass however not many of us pause to think about what we are saying. This article, published in The Way magazine and written by Bro. Mark Schroeder, offers us some insight into this phrase.

To view the article, click here!

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2014 Feast of St. Francis Letter from Minister General

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by .

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Every year, the Minister General sends out a letter on the Feast of St. Francis. This year’s letter from Minister General Michael Perry, OFM is titled Let Us Live As Missionary Disciples of Christ.”

Click here to view the letter from the Minister General

Haga clic aquí para ver la carta del Ministro General en Español

 

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Sanctuary for Migrants

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by .

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Sanctuary: a place of refuge and saftey

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“As the faith community, we are called to accompany our community members, congregants and neighbors facing deportation. By offering sanctuary we can fight individual cases, advocate to stop deportations, and win deferred action at a case by case level to keep families together.”

The National Sanctuary Movement has a website and a Sanctuary Declaration Sign-On for those willing to be supporters at least of Sanctuary.

For more information about Sanctuary and how your parish or religious community can provide sanctuary to a migrant in need, click the link below:

Sanctuary Toolkit

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International Peace: Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Posted on 11. Oct, 2014 by .

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A Four Minute Prayer for International Peace

Commemorating the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki through a lens of social justice and peacemaking, this four minute prayer gives you a chance to pray for peace and hope while reflecting on the tragedy of nuclear warfare.

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