To celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States, the JPIC office has prepared a reflection and prayer resource for you: “Another Version of the Story.”
We invite you to view this video on Fr. Augustus Tolton, by Coronation Media. Father Tolton was the first Black priest in America, and Sister Herlinde Sicke, SSND, had the honor of being his teacher.
• Please watch this webinar, hosted by Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, “Faith and the Faithful in the 2020 Election: What Happened? Why? What Now?”
• Please continue to visit the Virtual Election Season Prayer Room for Peace, and/or participate in the Election Season Prayer for Peace, as the U.S. moves through a tense post-election phase. May peace prevail through this uncertain time!
In Case You Missed It…
The Water Committee is working on series of educational resources about water accessibility and sustainability. We invite you to reflect on this piece by Sister Connie Carrigan, “Water and Vulnerable Communities.” She writes, “‘The human right to water is indispensable for leading a life in human dignity.’ (U.N.2002) Clean water and sanitation should not be determined by a person’s income, education level or where you live. Unfortunately, it very often is.” Click here to read more