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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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Monday, June 5, 2017

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Over the weekend, we posted a video on Facebook about our outrage with President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement. The statement is shared by Dominican Sisters across the United States and informed by years of study, prayer, and conversation with both laity and religious around the world.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

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Dominican Sister of Hope Bette Ann Jaster, OP is an environmentalist. After co-founding Earthlinks twenty years ago, she has worked to legalize beekeeping in the Village of Ossining, advocated against fracking in Westchester County, and even created space at Mariandale for neighbors to come and garden.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

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Surely, there is no better time than summer to rejoice in the beauty of our common home that surrounds us. However, it is equally important to act as an advocate on behalf of Earth. To see this, one needn’t look further than Sister Nancy Erts. For Sister, protecting and preserving the Earth is more than just a passion, it’s...

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Friday, April 22, 2016

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One year ago, the Dominican Sisters of Hope (in committed collaboration with four other Dominican communities, also known as OPSCC) officially committed to work on climate change impacts. The initiative, which took the form of a corporate stance, was as important as it was heady: the group acknowledged the negative impacts of...

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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The emphasis of Pope Francis on the care of creation has made us all more aware that ecological concerns are “not an optional or a secondary aspect of our Christian experience.” That awareness continues with the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.

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