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Thursday, January 18, 2018

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It's Poverty Awareness Month, and we've been reflecting on Sister Jean Spena's lesson that being poor doesn't necessarily mean not having money.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

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The Dominican Sisters issued the following statement in opposition to President Donald Trump’s expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration.

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

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As we began to think about New Year's Resolutions, we found ourselves focusing on one simple concept: waste. Millions of pounds of waste are transported, buried, and burned in the United States every day. Many people recycle with good intentions, but recycled goods often end up in landfills. Methane gas from landfills...

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Friday, December 15, 2017

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Too many shootings have taken place throughout our country over the past several years. Escalating violence --whether it is a terrorist attack, a mental health issue, a grudge or revenge attack, or a tragic mistake-- costs us dearly.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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 David Gayes standing up for his rights at a Chicago Protest

 

Jesus said to his disciples: “Be Watchful! Be Alert You do not know when the time will come.” 1 Matthew 13:33-37

 

My name is David Gayes, and I work for Dominican Volunteers USA, a lay volunteer mission that calls each one of us to “respond to the injustices of...

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Friday, November 17, 2017

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The leaders of 161 Catholic colleges and universities, religious congregations, national organizations, and health care providers, serving people and communities in every state of the nation, have issued a letter to the Trump Administration and Congress. 

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