“True to our Franciscan calling, we commit ourselves to building Christ's Kingdom of justice and peace."
"Welcoming Communities" for immigration reform
Ten communities of Catholic Sisters based in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, including the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, are calling on President Obama and Congress to work together to enact comprehensive immigration reform. They declare themselves “Immigrant Welcoming Communities."?
The Wisconsin region of the Leadership Council of Women Religious recently sent a human trafficking awareness letter to NFL players and leaders.
FSPA for Justice and Peace is a blog authored by Liz Deligio. FSPA invites you to join in the conversation.
FSPA constitution tells us that true to our Franciscan calling, we commit ourselves to building Christ's kingdom of justice and peace. We continue our efforts to preserve and nurture God's creation, to increase social and global consciousness, to educate ourselves to political awareness and to encourage action to effect change when necessary.
FSPA Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation coordinator, Liz Deligio, works out of the 8th Day Center for Justice in Chicago. The 8th Day Center is a prophetic voice for nearly 40 religious congregations around the nation. FSPA is a sponsoring member of the center and this unique relationship allows us to have a bridge to work in solidarity for structural change with other congregations while also attuning to the justice call as expressed by our own community.
FSPA JPICC Coordinator
8th Day Center of Justice
205 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60606