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Contemplate Care for God's Creation, first of 7-part series on Catholic Social Teaching.

Act for religious freedom.

Read and reflect on Pope's World Day of Peace message.

Act to end preventable deaths of moms and babies.

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Lent

Lent 2016 —
Reflect, Fast, and Act

Feb 10 - Mar 24, 2016

— Reflect: Pope's message for Lent.
— Ponder: Lenten Reflections.
— Act: WCC's Lenten Carbon Fast 2016 and
IWJ's Fast from Fast Food pledge.

Lent— repent, reflect, sacrifice, listen for God.

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"Aha" Moments- Work of Christmas
Faith Reflection- Groceries, Peacemakers, and War
Inspirational People- Robert Holmes, CSB

Perspectives on Social Issues- February 2016
Ritual- Celebrating the Martyrs of Our Day
Spirituality & Art- Magic in the Animals

White space
A n n o u n c i n g . . .
Mar 12-16, 2016
Washington, DC

FCNL: Spring Lobby Week-end

Mar 23-Apr 3, 2016
Nevada Test Site, NV

Sacred Peace Walk

June 20-24, 2016
Washington Island, WI

2016 Washington Island Forum

Colombia
2016 SOA Watch Delegation

United Nations' Reports
on Climate Change

10 Ways Your City Can Go Solar

What is your carbon food-print?

Bread for the World
Pray to End Hunger and
Candidate videos: hunger & poverty

10 Ways to Join
the Sharing Economy

Yes! Infographic
Black America's Stolen Wealth

Green America
Divesting and Reinvesting

Holding Corporations Accountable
Shareholder Activism

Video
Wealth Inequality in the U.S.

Pope Francis' Encyclical
on the Environment

Laudato Si′ (Praise Be to You)

James Martin, S.J.
Top Ten Takeaways from Laudato Si′

Alex Muyebe, SJ and Peter Henriot, SJ
What Does Environment Encyclical Mean to Malawi?

Daniel P. Horan, O.F.M.
Franciscan Roots of Laudato Si′

Interfaith Worker Justice
Worker Justice Resources

Robert Reich
Immigration Reform and the Economy

Pax Christi
Torture Awareness Materials

NRCAT Video
Torture Is A Moral Issue

Featured Quote
"The things we love tell us who we are."
— Thomas Aquinas

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